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'Shots fired' as cops come under attack in Derry

Northern IrelandBy Jamie McDowell
'Shots fired' as cops come under attack in Derry

Shots have been fired as police came under attack in Derry on Wednesday night.

Trouble began just before 10pm in the Leafair Gardens are of the city.

Police said that the 30-strong mob was mostly made up of youths.

The PSNI had to deploy CS gas to bring the crowd under control after two police Land Rovers were "substantially damaged" after coming under attack from masonry and other makeshift missiles thrown by the mob. 

Later in the evening the PSNI said they were reports of shots being fired in the same area. 

The police have asked for anyone with information to contact them on their non-emergency number, 101.