The Belfast Telegraph as a tally of all the key stats in rioting. “115 shots were fired at police and 146 blast bombs thrown”. 116 vehicles were hijacked. 81 policemen injured, and 216 plastic baton rounds. There’s no mention of civilian injuries.
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