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Hundreds protest in Kabul over American special forces

Sunday, March 17, 2013, 15:39
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A large number of Afghan protesters on Saturday marched to the parliament complex in the capital Kabul asking for American special forces withdraw from Wardak province after claims of abuse.

President Hamid Karzai ordered elite American units to pull out of the strategic province after he claimed that American soldiers and Afghan militia working with them had tortured and murdered civilians.

A few hundred demonstrators, many from Wardak, gathered in Kabul for the rally, which was overseen by a large numbers of armed riot police.

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