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Eight Afghans Killed By Foreign Forces at Koran Desecration Protest

Posted by Derrick Crowe on January 12th, 2010

Afghan protesters were killed today when a tense protest erupted in response to rumors that foreign forces desecrated a copy of the Koran during a night raid in Afghanistan. Reports indicates that the protesters may have been goaded by local Taliban into throwing stones at foreign forces and their local allies. In response, pro-Kabul-government forces opened fire, killing eight.

Read the full story as reported by The New York Times’ Dexter Filkins.

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  1. What will happen if the little church in Florida carries through their planned burning of the Koran? More than 8 will be killed. I hope they re-think their strategy of sharing the gospel with Muslims.

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