Belfast rioting reaction: ‘We’re lucky there wasn’t a fatality’



Unite union representative Michael Dornan has said “we’re lucky there wasn’t a fatality” after a bus was petrol bombed during rioting in west Belfast.

There were several hours of violence on Wednesday and police officers were also attacked.

“It all happened within a matter of seconds,” Mr Dornan said.

“We’re just lucky there wasn’t a fatality there last night.”

Police have said the rioting was on a scale not seen in Northern Ireland for years.

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