7 U.S. Service Members Wounded In Afghan Quran-Burning Protest

One protester is dead, and seven U.S. service members are wounded after a protest over Quran burning in Afghanistan turned deadly, reports CNN:

Protesters threw a hand grenade at the base, injuring seven U.S. military personnel believed to be Special Forces members, Hussaini said. NATO’s International Security Assistance Force had no immediate comment on the number of wounded or their roles in the military.

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