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Riot accused is former soldier

A MAN who threw bottles at police during rioting on Belfast's Woodvale Road on the Twelfth is an ex-soldier.

 Mark William Orr (37), of Shore Road, north Belfast, who served with the Royal Irish Regiment for six years, faces a single riot charge.

The High Court heard Orr told police he was very drunk, had apologised and was disgusted with himself.

Bail was refused.

Belfast Telegraph