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Last Updated: Sunday, 3 July, 2005, 15:56 GMT 16:56 UK
New appeal on city parade attack
CCTV images of three people
CCTV images of three people police want to speak to
Police investigating attacks on an Orange Order parade in north Belfast two weeks ago have renewed their appeal for information.

The Tour of the North was attacked as it passed the Ardoyne shop fronts on Friday 17 June. Police were also attacked with stones and petrol bombs.

They have issued pictures of nine people they believe may have information that could help police.

Chief Supt Mike Little said 11 members of the public and 18 police were hurt.

"Many people there wanted no part in the disorder and had concerns for themselves, their homes and their businesses.

Three men from CCTV
Police would also like to speak to these men

"We will do all we can to bring those responsible before the courts and I would urge sustained community effort towards a peaceful marching season."

Stones were thrown at marchers by nationalists on the return leg of the Tour of the North parade as they passed a flashpoint area at Ardoyne.

Six petrol bombs were thrown as police used water cannon to regain order.

Three lodges, followed by supporters, went past Ardoyne shops where nationalists had gathered to protest against the march.

CCTV images of three men
Images of the rest of the men police want to speak to

Marchers had been separated from the protesters by a corridor of about 60 Land Rovers and police in riot gear, but were still pelted with missiles, including bottles, bricks and golf balls.

There were further clashes between police and protesters and the water cannon were deployed. Six petrol bombs were then thrown.


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