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April 19, 2021

12 dead at Afghanistan protest over NATO raid

At least 12 people have been killed in northern Afghanistan during a protest against a NATO-led raid, hospital sources have told the BBC. The clashes with security forces in the city of Taloqan left 80 others injured. Some 2,000 de­monstrators, some of them armed, took part. They looted shops and tried to attack a German army base. Four people, two of them women, were killed in the NATO-led raid. NATO said they were insurgents. Protesters and local police say all were civilians.

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