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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. Protesters said 11 people were wounded, two severely. Police said 17 police and seven civilians were injured, according to Afghanistan's Pajhwok news agency. The protests came after weeks of peaceful demonstrations elsewhere in the country against the Paris-based weekly that published caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad. Gen. Rahman Rahimi, Kabul police chief, said the protest was illegal because authorities were not informed in advance.  He blamed the violence on "gangsters" who opened  fire on policemen, and said the...

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