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February 27, 2012 7:37 am

Afghan Killings Continue Over Quran, 9 Dead in Monday Bombing

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Jalalabad Airport in Afghanistan, the scene of Monday's bomb attack. Photo: wiki commons.

Guardian – A suicide car bomber has killed nine Afghans, most of them civilians, in an attack on a military base in eastern Afghanistan. The Taliban claimed the attack was revenge for the burning of copies of the Qur’an by foreign troops.

The explosion at forward operating base Fenty, which also serves as an airport for the eastern city of Jalalabad, came after nearly a week of deadly rioting triggered when religious books and papers were found in a pit used for burning rubbish at Bagram airbase, north of Kabul.

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