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Riot police out in Glasgow as Irish unity march sparks disorder

Riot police out in Glasgow as Irish unity march sparks



Council calls for fewer marches amid reports of smoke bombs and closure of Govan Road Riot police, mounted officers, a force helicopter and dog units are being used in Glasgow after protesters against an Irish unity march sparked “significant disorder”.Police said the planned march through the city’s Govan area, organised by the James Connolly Republican Flute Band, was met by hundreds of “disruptive” counter-demonstrators at about 7pm. Continue reading…



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Publish date : 2019-08-30 23:30:26

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