Afghans Protest IS Brutality

November 12, 2015 3:11 AM

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Afghans Protest IS Brutality

Afghan security forces fired warning shots to disperse angry protesters in Kabul after some of them tried to storm the gate of the presidential palace. Demonstrators were in the capital protesting the beheading earlier this week of seven civilians, including three women, by militants allegedly linked to Islamic State (IS).

The victims, members of the minority Shi’ite Hazara ethnic community, were kidnapped more than a month ago and authorities found their headless corpses in the southern Zabul province this past Sunday.

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