Police injured, 11 arrests in Northern Ireland Orange clashes




 
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Police injured, 11 arrests in Northern Ireland Orange clashes
 
July 13th, 2013  
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Police injured, 11 arrests in Northern Ireland Orange clashes
By Ian Graham BELFAST (Reuters) - More than 30 police officers were injured and 11 people arrested during overnight violence around traditional Orange Day parades in Northern Ireland, authorities said on Saturday. Thousands of pro-British Protestants march every summer in the British province, a regular flashpoint for sectarian violence as Catholics, many of whom favor unification with Ireland, see the parades as a provocation. Violence between the two religious groups still sometimes flares since a peace deal was signed in 1998, which largely ended three decades of trouble. ...




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