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Riots (Londonderry)

Volume 24: debated on Tuesday 25 May 1982

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asked the Secretary of State for Northern Ireland how many riotous situations were reported in Londonderry at the anniversary of the suicide of Robert Sands; how many petrol bombs, blast bombs and acid bombs respectively, were thrown at the security forces in each incident; and how many baton rounds were fired by the Royal Ulster Constabulary and the army, respectively, at each incident.

Police reports indicate that no riotous incidents took place in Londonderry on 5 May 1982. There are no reports of any petrol bombs, blast bombs or acid bombs having been thrown at the security forces and no baton rounds were fired by the RUC or army in Londonderry that day.