A supporter of the political and religious party Jamat-e-Islami throws a sandal at a burning effigy of U.S. President Barack Obama while others beat it with sticks during an anti-U.S. rally in Peshawar February 24, 2012. About 100 protesters gathered on the streets of Peshawar to condemn the burning of copies of the Koran at NATO's main base in Afghanistan on Tuesday. (Reuters Pictures)Obama's effigy burned... The apology he so quickly issued really helped, huh?
KABUL (Reuters) - Nine more people were killed on Friday in protests in Afghanistan over the burning of copies of the Koran at a NATO base, officials said.
Seven people were killed and 50 wounded in the western province of Herat, while two more were killed in Khost in the east. Three people were killed earlier during protests.