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Teens arrested over South Belfast race attacks

South Belfast, BBC NEWS - Two teenagers have been arrested by police investigating a number of racist attacks on Romanians in south Belfast.
Two houses in the Donegall Avenue area were also searched during the operation.

More than 100 Romanian people had to leave their homes on Tuesday and were housed in temporary accommodation.

A Romanian family was attacked in east Belfast on Wednesday when a window was smashed in their home on the Upper Newtownards Road.

The Romanian ambassador to the UK, Dr Ion Jinga, has discussed the attacks with PSNI Chief Constable Sir Hugh Orde and Belfast's Lord Mayor Naomi Long.


In a statement, police described the meeting as positive with Sir Hugh outlining what the PSNI and partner agencies have been doing to ensure that the Romanian families "are safe, protected and cared for".

"Also discussed at the meet

Added: Jun-19-2009 Occurred On: Jun-19-2009
By: komakazzi
Tags: teens, yobbos, arrested, south belfast, racist attacks, NI addicted to hatred
Location: Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom (UK/GB) (load item map)
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