epa03114904 An Afghan shows a copy of the holy Koran that was allegedly burnt by US soldiers during a protest in Bagram, about 60 kilometres (40 miles) north of Kabul, Afghanistan, 21 February 2012. Thousands of Afghans took to the street in a Bagram to protest the ‘burning of the Koran’ by NATO-led troops, officials said on 21 February. ‘Protest is ongoing right now in front of Bagram airport gate and nearly 3,000 people are protesting right now,’ Roshana Khalid, a spokeswoman for Parwan provincial government said. ‘The Afghan labourers at the Bagram military airbase brought copies of Koran burnt by the coalition troops out of the base this morning.’ EPA/S. SABAWOON
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AFGHANISTAN KORAN BURNING PROTEST X
February 22, 2012