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Anti-US protest spreads across Afghanistan

03-14-2012 15:07 BJT

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The outrage against US troops is spreading in Afghanistan, two days after an American soldier shot dead 16 Afghan civilians.

About 2,000 students took to the streets in the eastern city of Jalalabad, shouting angry slogans against the US and calling for the solider to be prosecuted by Afghan authorities.

Sunday's shootings took place in a village close to a US military base in southern Kandahar province. Most of the victims were women and children, shot in their homes. US officials say the killer suffered a head injury in Iraq.

The Taliban has vowed to behead American troops to avenge the killings. On Tuesday, the Taliban attacked a government delegation visiting the site where the massacre occurred.

One Afghan soldier was killed and two others were injured.



Editor:Liu Fang |Source: CNTV.CN

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