09 October 2019

Vandalism to war graves at Belfast City Cemetery

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) is disgusted by recent acts of vandalism to war graves at Belfast City Cemetery.

Vandalised headstones at Belfast 

The incident has been reported to the authorities and the CWGC is extremely grateful for the strong moral and practical support it has received.

The full scale of the damage will be evaluated, and steps taken to restore the war graves as soon as the situation allows.

The CWGC will continue to work with the local community and authorities to monitor the situation and is fully supportive of their efforts to address the anti-social behaviour at the cemetery.

Images courtesy of Daz Owen via Twitter.

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