THIS is the Albertbridge Road in east Belfast on Wednesday night as police keep republicans and loyalists apart.
Scores of landrovers are at the entrance to the Short Strand as a loyalist protest of the City Hall flag row is held on the Albertbridge Road.
The area has been a flashpoint in recent years between rival factions. So far, the protest has gone peacefully.
A protest at the Ligoniel Road and Crumlin Road junction has ended peacefully.
Loyalists claim police were trying to provoke a response from the crowd who had gathered.