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Two teenagers charged after disorder in Lurgan

Two 15-year-olds have been charged with riotous behaviour and other offences following disorder in Lurgan

There were disturbances on Easter Monday in the Kilwilkie area where a number of petrol bombs were thrown at police.

During the disorder two police officers were injured. Their injuries are not believed to be serious.

A 15-year-old boy has been charged with riotous behaviour, arson and placing an object on a railway with intent to obstruct or overthrow an engine.

He is expected to appear before Lisburn Magistrates' Court later on Tuesday morning.

Another 15-year-old boy has been charged with riotous behaviour, making a petrol bomb and throwing a petrol bomb. He is expected to appear before Craigavon Youth Court on Tuesday April 12.

As is normal procedure all charges will be reviewed by the Public Prosecution Service.

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