Protests in Afghanistan Against Qur'an Burning Leave 10 Dead, 83 Wounded
The killings occurred during the second day of protests against what was done by the extremist pastor in Florida on 20 march. Some of the protesters raised the white banner of the Taliban movement, and chanted "Long live the Taliban" and "Death to America."
An official disclosed that two of the killed were from the Afghan police. The violence connected to these demonstrations is the worst such violence witnessed in Afghanistan in the last several months. This comes at a time when the country is preparing for the first stage of an operation which will last years to turn over authority for security from occupation forces to Afghan forces loyal to the occupation.These attacks came due to an outburst of rage caused by the extremist pastor Terry Jones burning the Qur'an in front of 50 people from his church in Florida on 20 March, according to his website...
almoslim.net, April 2, 2011