Afghan Violence Spreads Over Terry Jones' Quran Burning

Violent protests in Afghanistan flared for a second day today, enflamed by outrage over the burning of a Quran by Florida pastor Terry Jones. Nine protesters were killed today in Kandahar, where hundreds marched holding copies of the Quran when security forces shot into the air to disperse the crowd. Zalmai Ayubi, a spokesman for the provincial governor, said it is unclear how the protestors were killed. "Some wicked and destructive people placed themselves amongst the protesters and...Full Story
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