Major escalation tonight with over a dozen masked men throwing a petrol bomb into a PSNI car while the policeman was inside, then burned it outside Alliance MLA Naomi Long's office. Incredibly serious escalation in the violence. Time for the army to be deployed.
BBC News - Police attacked before car burnt out outside Naomi Long office
"My thoughts are with the police officers who were there to serve the community and have been viciously attacked while carrying out their duties.
"There can be no justification for attacks on the police, elected representatives or anyone else
"If Northern Ireland is to move forward then we need a strict adherence to the rule of law and respect for the democratic process. We need this urgently before lives are lost."