Shots fired and petrol bombs thrown in Creggan disturbance
Petrol bombs have been thrown and shots fired in Londonderry.
Police said a member of the public has been injured and appealed for calm after disturbances in the Creggan area of the city.
The force tweeted: “Police are appealing for calm after a number of shots have been fired and petrol bombs thrown in the Creggan area of Derry.”
Gary Middleton, a DUP former deputy mayor of Derry City Council and current Member of the Legislative Assembly, tweeted: “Disgraceful scenes of violence in the Creggan estate tonight.
“PSNI and members of the public being put in danger by unrepresentative thugs intent on destroying communities.”
Supt Alan Hutton said: “We are currently responding to reports that a member of the public has been injured and I would appeal for calm.”