Qur’an burning controversy claims its first victim

By Andy Rice 10 September 2010

Troops opened fire and killed one protester in Afghanistan after crowds stormed a Nato base in Faizabad earlier today. The crowds were demonstrating outside a Nato base against the planned Qur'an burning by a Florida church. The 10,000 strong crowd of protesters hurled stones as they stormed the base, and the German troops stationed there then opened fire. Nato said it was still investigating.  Read more: The Guardian and Sky News

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