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Afghans continue protest over Quran burning for second day

Afghans continue protest over Quran burning for second day

Feb 22, 2012 - 12:06

KABULinfo-icon (PANinfo-icon): Hundreds of people staged a protest for the second day in Kabul against the burning of the Holy Quraninfo-icon by US troops at the Bagram Airbase, when one of the protesters shot injured by foreign troops during the Wednesday’s protest.

The demonstrators blocked Kabul-Jalalabad highway for traffic and they were on the march to Kabul city. They threw stones at a military camp of Phoenix on the outskirts of Kabul, called for the immediate withdrawal of foreign troops from the country and punishment for the criminals.

Pajhwok reporter witnessed that the angry protesters destroyed a station of traffic police, while foreign troops opened fire on the rally, injuring a 25-years old demonstrator.

Security personnel and firefighters sprayed water on the protestors to disrupt the demonstration, but it was unable to be controlled.

“The foreign troops desecrated to our religion and the most holly book, so they must withdraw from the country and doers of such tragic crime should be punished,” Sanaullah, said.

Another protestor, Haji Mohammad Hotak while stoning the Phoenix camp said the criminals must be strongly punished to be an example for other servicemembers not to do such outrage deed.




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