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Afghan police clash with crowd protesting Charlie Hebdo
Afghan police clash with crowd protesting Charlie Hebdo

A protest against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo turned violent Saturday as police clashed with demonstrators outside Kabul. Police said 17 police officers and seven civilians were injured, according to Afghanistan's Pajhwok news agency. Protesters said at least 11 people were wounded, two severely. The protests came after weeks of peaceful demonstrations elsewhere in Afghanistan over the Paris weekly that published caricatures of the prophet Muhammad. Gen. Rahman Rahimi, Kabul police chief, said the protest was illegal because authorities had not been notified. He said the violence was caused by “gangsters” who opened fire on police officers. Mohammad...

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