Extra police sent to Northern Ireland after night of rioting in Belfast

Story highlights

  • Northern Ireland police chief says 400 additional officers are being drafted in from Britain
  • Police say 32 officers were injured in a night of rioting in Belfast
  • Trouble broke out as loyalists protested a decision to bar marchers from a flashpoint area
  • Orange Order marches on July 12 commemorate a historic Protestant victory in 1690
Hundreds of additional police officers are being sent from Britain to Northern Ireland on Saturday after a night of loyalist rioting in Belfast left 32 officers injured across the city, police said.
Officers came under attack Friday evening in north Belfast, the Police Service of Northern Ireland sai