February 21, 2012
Afghans shout slogans Tuesday in front of the Bagram Air Base during an anti-U.S. demonstration north of Kabul, Afghanistan. More than 2,000 angry Afghans, some firing guns in the air, protested against the improper disposal and burning of Qurans and other Islamic religious materials.
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The U.S. apologized Tuesday for the burning of Muslim holy books that had been pulled from the shelves of a detention center library adjoining a major base in eastern Afghanistan because they contained extremist messages or inscriptions.
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