Tenth Afghan killed in protest against Koran burning
At least one protester was killed and four injured in northern Afghanistan Thursday on the third day of demonstrations against alleged Koran burning by international troops, DPA reported.
The fatality brought the death toll in the riots to 10.
A protester in Baghlan province was killed and four others including two policemen were injured when hundreds of people tried to storm a police station, the district governor said.
People took to the streets Thursday in the province's Baghlan-e-Markazi district and tried to storm the district police headquarters, Amir Gul told dpa.
On Monday, foreign troops "improperly disposed" of Islamic religious materials, including copies of the Koran, at the Bagram air base, according to the NATO-led coalition.
At least nine demonstrators died and dozens of others were injured Wednesday in violent protests across the country.