Hatchet used to attack officers in latest violence

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A FIFTH consecutive night of violence on Monday after flag protests, left three police officers injured, while eight people were arrested.

In a statement released on Tuesday morning, the PSNI said a hatchet was used to attack officer.

“Police can confirm that three police officers were injured and a total of eight arrests were made in relation to disorder over the Greater Belfast area on the evening of Monday, January 7,” a police spokesman said.


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