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In Afghanistan, the shooting of students

May 11 2005
15:01

In Afghanistan city of Jalalabad, hundreds of students staged a massive protest in connection with the desecration of the holy scriptures of Muslims' Koran at the U.S. military base in Guantánamo Bay , Cuba.

According to the magazine Newsweek, U.S. interrogators to humiliate Muslim prisoners are deliberately placed "the Koran" in the prison toilets.

Security officers and soldiers in Afghanistan the U.S. from the international contingent were forced to open fire to hold back protesters. As a result, according to officials, two people were killed and 40 wounded.

"They are very aggressive and spread throughout the city - said the incident the head of intelligence services in Afghanistan. - Police officers, soldiers and Americans are shooting in the air ... We were trying to bring the situation under control, but I think it's impossible. "

The protesters chanted anti-American slogans and chanted "Death to America" and "Death to Bush", - informs Associated Press.

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