Afghan riots over Quran-burning: 2 days, 20 dead
Wednesday, 06 April 2011 13:39
Afghans rioted for a second day Saturday to protest the burning of a Quran in Florida, killing nine people in Kandahar and injuring more than 80 in a wave of violence that underscored rising anti-foreign sentiment after nearly a decade of war.
The desecration at a small U.S. church has outraged Muslims worldwide, and in Afghanistan it further strained ties with the West. On Friday, 11 people were killed in a protest in the northern city of Mazar-i-Sharif.
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