Heavy Police Presence on Belfast Streets Amid Night of Unrest

Police used a water cannon in Belfast, Northern Ireland, during another night of unrest on April 8.

This video, posted to Twitter by Gareth P Rodgers, shows a heavy police presence on the streets on Thursday night.

Other footage verified by Storyful shows a person throwing an object towards police before being hit by a water cannon.

Northern Ireland’s First Minister, the UK Prime Minister, and the Irish Taoiseach have all condemned recent violence. Credit: Gareth P Rodgers via Storyful