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12 killed in attack on U.N. compound in northern Afghanistan [VIDEO]


URL: http://www.jewishjournal.com/world/article/12_killed_in_attack_on_un_compound_in_northern_afghanistan_20110401

At least 12 people were killed in Afghanistan Friday, most of them foreigners, when a United Nations compound was stormed by Afghans enraged by a Florida pastor’s burning of a Koran, according to Afghan officials. Thousands of protesters mobilized after a midday sermon, then surged toward the offices of the United Nations in Mazar-e Sharif, northern Afghanistan’s largest city and normally a bastion of calm.

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