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02/24/2012 08:32 am ET Updated Apr 25, 2012

Afghanistan Protests: Nine More Killed In Demonstrations Over Quran Burnings

KABUL, Feb 24 (Reuters) - Nine more people were killed on Friday in protests in Afghanistan over the burning of copies of the Koran at a NATO base, officials said.

Seven people were killed and 50 wounded in the western province of Herat, while two more were killed in Khost in the east. Three people were killed earlier during protests. (Reporting by Hamid Shalizi, Writing by Amie Ferris-Rotman)

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