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Afghans hold anti-US rally over killing of civilians
Posted By admin On January 7, 2010 @ 10:55 am In World News | Comments Disabled
Press TV 
Thursday, January 7, 2010
Thousands of people in eastern Afghanistan have taken to the streets to protest the death of four children in an explosion they blame on US forces.
Afghan protesters in the city of Jalalabad shouted Death to America and burned an effigy of President Barack Obama.
Protesters strongly condemned the killing and warned of violent reaction by the public.
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Wednesday’s blast occurred near a school south of Jalalabad in Nangarhar province, killing four children and a policeman. The incident also injured at least 80 civilians, mostly children.
Civilians in Afghanistan continue to pay the price for Washington’s so called ‘war on terror,’ with the latest figures released by the United Nations indicating a 10.8 percent rise in the civilian casualties compared to last year.
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