At Least 10 US Soldiers Injured in Afghan Grenade Attack


0  Updated at 11:09 am, February 26th, 2012 By: ABC Digital
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Spencer Platt/Getty Images(KUNDUZ, Afghanistan) — At least 10 American soldiers were injured Sunday in a grenade attack during a protest on a military base in northern Afghanistan, according to NATO officials.

The grenade was thrown during a Kunduz City protest–one of two significant rallies that rattled the region Sunday.

Protesters gathered outside Kunduz City, where they attempted to storm the United Nations compound on Saturday. One demonstrator was killed when police fired into the crowd. A grenade was then thrown into a military base, injuring 10 American soldiers.

The second protest took place in nearby Samangan, where demonstrators blocked the main road to Kabul for six hours. At least one person was killed, according to reports.

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