April 2, 2011

Deadly Objections Inflame Afghanistan

Jamie Dean, World Magazine


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At least 12 people died after an enraged group of demonstrators attacked a United Nation’s compound in Afghanistan’s capital city of Kabul on Friday. The mob—protesting a Quran-burning in March by Florida pastor Terry Jones—turned violent after Friday prayers at a nearby mosque. Early reports indicated the dead included eight foreigners working at the compound.

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