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British and German Embassies attacked in Sudan


Protesters have attacked Western embassies in Tunisia, Yemen and Sudan, as a wave of demonstrations against an anti-Islam film swelled and swept across much of the Muslim world after Friday prayers.

The US embassy was the common target while the UK and German embassies in Sudan were stormed by angry mobs.

In Tunis, the Tunisian capital, crowds scaled the US embassy walls and set fire to trees within the compound.In Khartoum, the Sudanese capital, protesters broke into the US embassy grounds. Earlier, they had stormed the UK and German embassies.

Al Jazeera's Harriet Martin, reporting from Khartoum, said: "I have seen buses going past towards the US embassy in Khartoum, with riot police also following."

"The Sudanese authorities are taking things very seriously as they have deployed many, many riot police in the direction of the US

Added: Sep-14-2012 Occurred On: Sep-14-2012
World News, Politics, Religion
Tags: british, german, embassies, attacked, sudan, anti, islam, film, arab, spring, militia, al-qaeda, extremists,
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