Video: Youth throws petrol bomb at passing van during Derry violence
A VIDEO has emerged on social media showing the moment a masked rioter throws a petrol bomb at a passing van in Derry.
The footage was recorded on the Lecky Road in the Bogside during a sixth consecutive night of violence in the city.
Young people in the Bogside threw two explosive devices and a total of 74 petrol bombs in what police described as a "prolonged and sustained attack".
Petrol bombs, masked men and burning cars marked a sixth night of disorder in Northern Ireland last night as republicans targeted local police and unionists pic.twitter.com/em6TN8nRGn— Press Association (@PA) July 13, 2018
A fire was also lit on a main flyover.
During the disorder, police fired four plastic bullets.
The video shows a masked youth light the petrol bomb before throwing it at the van's windscreen from point blank range.
The device explodes on impact but fails to shatter the windscreen.