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Eight people were charged with disorder last Friday and Saturday

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Seven have been charged following the violence in south Belfast, including youths aged 13 and 14

Seven have been charged following the violence in south Belfast, including youths aged 13 and 14

Seven have been charged following the violence in south Belfast, including youths aged 13 and 14

A 13-year-old, 14-year-old and 17-year-old are among seven people charged with the rioting and violence which broke out in South Belfast last week.

A 19-year-old woman and three men aged 18, 21 and 25 have also been charged.

The youths aged 13, 14 and 17 will appear at Belfast Youth Court on April 30.

All seven have been charged with riot following disturbances in the Shaftesbury Square, Donegal Road and Sandy Row areas on Friday, April 2.

The woman and three men will appear at Belfast Magistrate’s Court on April 30.

During the disturbances petrol bombs, bricks and masonry were thrown at police.

Fifteen officers were injured in the violence.

A 47-year-old man has also been charged with rioting following violence in Newtownabbey on April 3. He will appear at Belfast Magistrate's Court on April 26.

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