2019-04-19: Overnight Friday (18/19 April, local time), rioting erupted in Creggan in Londonderry after security forces carried out raids on houses in the Mulroy Park and Galliagh areas. Protesters threw petrol bombs at security forces. During the riots a journalist was shot dead. A murder inquiry has been launched. Security forces are treating the shooting as a terrorist incident. It was not immediately clear who hat fired the shots.
Heightened security measures are to be expected, local traffic disruptions are possible. Travellers should generally exercise heightened caution nearby gatherings and follow instructions from authorities.
AFP, BBC, dpa