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Two NATO troops killed in Afghanistan Koran burning violence

Dead soldiers reportedly American, 3 Afghan protesters shot dead by police

Two NATO troops were gunned down by a man wearing an Afghan uniform in eastern Afghanistan Thursday.

An Afghan official told CBS News the dead troops were American, and were killed over because of the Koran burnings at a U.S. military base in Afghanistan.

The official said that four more U.S. troops were wounded in the shooting, CBS News reported.

The shooting is the latest in a rising number of attacks on NATO troops
by Afghan police and soldiers or militants dressed in their uniforms.

With fury over the Koran burnings boiling over, Afghan police shot and
killed three protesters in two separate incidents Thursday where riots
broke out during demonstrations, The Associated Press reports.

The police say one protester was fatally shot and four people were
wounded, including two police officers, when security forces and some
protesters exchanged gunfire during a riot outside the police
headquarters in the northern province of Baghlan.

The fresh violence came one day after clashes between Afghan troops and
protesters broke out in the capital and in three eastern provinces over
the incident, leaving at least seven people dead and dozens wounded.

The Koran burnings have roiled Afghans and set off riots in an
illustration of the intensity of the anger at what they perceive as
foreign forces flouting their laws and insulting their culture. The U.S.
has apologized for the burnings, which took place at a military base
near Kabul, and said it was a mistake.

In the eastern Laghman province, protesters hurled rocks on Thursday
and tried to remove the razor wire from the perimeter of the American
base in Mehterlam, the provincial capital.

The demonstrators failed to push through and get inside the walls of
the facility, which also houses a U.S.-run provincial reconstruction
team - a mix of military and international civilians who work to improve
local governance, services and infrastructure.

The Laghman reconstruction team is made up of U.S. Army and Air Force
service members, and staff from the State Department and the U.S. Agency
for International Development.

"Hundreds of our people in Laghman province gathered because of the burning of the holy book by the Americans," said protester Mohammad Issa.

"Everyone is so emotional. The burning of Koran broke our hearts and we
are attacking the PRT because they are American," he said, using the
acronym for the provincial reconstruction teams.

Police managed to break up the demonstration using water cannons from
fire trucks, batons and by firing above the heads of the demonstrators.
From a nearby Afghan army base, Afghan soldiers also fired in the air.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/nato-troops-killed-afghanistan-koran-burning-violence-article-1.1027388#ixzz1nD0GEyQi


Added: Feb-23-2012 Occurred On: Feb-23-2012
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  • who the heck cares about books being burned half the people can't even read anyway and besides they stone people to death and even looks at a women funny

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    • @MoUa - Careful! You've accidentally hit a proverbial irony on the head.
      Dumb shits can't read, so they're forced to believe whatever they're told - they're at the mercy of the educated 1/100th.
      As the basis for all they know and believe, so goes their ability to utilize critical thinking, to reason and rationalize.
      Poor stupid sons-o-bitches remind me of deaf, dumb & blind liberal-Democrat lemmings here.

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  • fight it like a war or get out, pc wars cant be won

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  • So, a General goes public with an apology, and the turdheads go apeshit anyway.
    Great.....as if we didn't see this coming.
    My solution would be to keep a fully loaded acft of any sort on "Hot-Cock" standby. Soon as I got word of these murders, drop a bomb right in the center of the protest and wipe out a whole shitload of these mindless fucking animals.
    Fuck LOAC and fuck ROE.

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  • we really need to pull out and just carpet bomb them from the air

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    • @Hazel_Nut i think these riots are because of what nato did to their book not people on liveleak

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    • @Hazel_Nut Stop whining and dont be a pussy. I think it is a fair trade off. Burn krapran and kill two.

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    • @Hazel_Nut to be fair if the mujies had their way they would kill us so i think thats a term rightfully used "kill those mujies"

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    • @graz
      If you burn some tohrah in front of some Ortodox Jews they gonna kill you .... If you burn some bibles in the front of some fanatical gospel christians in the USA, Africa, Latin America or any other place where protestants fanatics exist, they gonna kill you too.

      In the other hand, if you burn a Kuran in front of some liberal muslim from Turkey, he will simple ignore you and walk away.

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  • The unloving, unforgiving, merciless, heartless religion of fear, hatred and control finds offence wherever and whenever it possibly can.

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  • this is not gona end well, Im gona put my anti racial/relegion suit on

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  • what a load of muji propaganda crap just like their false book they sit their writing lie after lie that only brainwashed idiots would beleive >>> BURNING THE KORAN is the correct way of disposing of it!!!!!!!!!

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  • Washington doesn't know how to fight a war. Bring our troops home!!!

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  • Another defeate for america just like vietnam

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  • ...the Nazis burned books, too! After that they even burned human beeing.

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    • @GRAVEYARDofEMPIRES
      The book burnings in Berlin 1933 were orchestrated by the Office for Press and Propaganda of the German Student Association. It was a pure and deliberate media spectacle.

      Don't even try to compare this with a koran that was disposed of incorrectly. What the huge mobs in Afhganistan are doing, burning flags, mannequins in front of cameras, is FAR more similar to what the Nazis did in 1933.

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  • i wonder if they shouted alla achbar as they turned those korans into martyrs.

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  • not sure why they burned em, but who told ? seems kinda stupid to blab about it knowing how loosely wrapped the population is

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  • Ahhh yes, the koran killings...not because the soldiers pissed on them or anything like that? You need more reason?

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  • This shows how the muslim's act when anything remotely is offensive!! They carry on worst than animals!! Yet its perfectly fine to call for killing Jews & Christians & all non-muslims, to call for Islam to be forced upon the free world & destroy all who oppose their will!! but if a few "books from the Devil" are accidently burned then they run amuck like fucking dickheads showing their true colours!! & it doesnt matter if their has been an apology given, as long as they More..

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  • Democracy exported by the racist goverments of the west.

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    • @AfganBushWacker - Racists, eh? Well, hell, let's not disturb any muslim's sensibilities regarding "racism", eh? Or Democracy, for THAT matter!
      After all, it's perfectly alright to - on the other hand - regard anyone on the whole fucking planet who is NOT muslim as deserving death by torture, eh? Right? RIGHT?! And "honor" killings by a people who consider women as trash, a people who have no fucking idea WHAT the concept of honor means, are perfectly entitled to criticize t More..

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    • @Bogenschutze lol.

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  • The wankers who burnt the Koran should be fucking whipped then ..............!

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  • just two? stupid afghan soldier, he should to kill more

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  • Wait until the story of American troops urinated on the Koran hits the news....

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  • good news fuck nato

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    • @Omar21 - I'm wondering: Are you ignoramuses born with that crosshair on your foreheads, or is that a right of passage you choose to place there for our entertainment?
      No matter, I guess.....thank you, regardless.

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