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Two teenagers arrested after police officers are injured in petrol bomb attacks

Two officers have been injured after they were attacked with petrol bombs in Lurgan this afternoon.

Police have said that minor public disorder has occurred this afternoon in the Kilwilkie area.

A number of petrol bombs were thrown at police during the disturbances.

Supt David Moore, District Commander in Armagh, Banbridge and Craigavon said: “During the disorder two police officers were injured. Their injuries are not believed to be serious.

Police have arrested two youths, both aged 15, for a range of offences including riotous behaviour and criminal damage.

I would appeal to parents and those within the local community to exert their influence to bring this senseless behaviour to an end.”

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