A hundred Romanian gypsies who flee their houses in Belfast and took shelter in a local church after racist attacks against them, decided to leave Northern Ireland, BBC News informs. Irish Social Development State Secretary, Margaret Ritchie declared that 25 of them left already and the other 75 will leave as soon as they can.

She added that only 14 people decided to stay. Ritchie explained that Great Britain will support all costs of repatriation. City Church, that offered the Romanian nationals temporary shelter was also attacked by racists on Monday.

Priest Malcolm Morgan declared that the windows of the church were broke. He declared that he can only presume that the windows were broke by racists as a consequence to the Church's actions.