Anti-US Protests Continue in Afghanistan


0  Updated at 6:01 am, September 17th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
Share This Story

iStockphoto/Thinkstock(KABUL, Afghanistan) — Around a thousand people came out Monday morning on Kabul Jalalabad highway demonstrating against the anti-Islam film, Innocence of Muslims.

Protesters were armed and police feared violence would erupt. Kabul Police were on the scene and tried to push the crowd back before getting into the city.      

The demonstrators burned two police vehicles, and some shots were fired in the air by police to control them.  

Copyright 2012 ABC News Radio

Stories You May Be Interested In:

Mother Teresa declared a saint before huge crowds in the Vatican

Juliet Perry, Tim Hume and Livia Borghese, CNN

Italy earthquake leaves 73 dead, rescuers racing against time

Barbie Latza Nadeau, Tim Hume and Vasco Cotovio, CNN

Hurricane Matthew pounds Cuba after drenching Haiti

Catherine E. Shoichet, Max Blau and Steve Almasy, CNN