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Northern Irish fighting rages on as rioters branded "a disgrace"

Loyalist protesters block Cregagh Road in East Belfast after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Loyalist protesters block Cregagh Road in East Belfast after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Loyalist protesters block Cregagh Road in East Belfast after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton

Armour-plated police Jeeps are attacked by youths throwing petrol bombs in East Belfast, after a decision was made to remove the British flag from Belfast's City Hall January 4, 2013. REUTERS/Cathal McNaughton
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