Afghan Policeman Shot Dead NATO Troops, Protests Continue

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An Afghan border policeman killed two foreign troops on Monday during a training session. The attack in Faryab Province highlighted the challenges facing NATO and US troops as they get ready for a step-by-step delegation of security responsibilities that starts in July.
Meanwhile, protests continued throughout Afghanistan for a fourth consecutive day against the burning of Quran by a radical US pastor. At least 12 people were killed and over 100 injured in Kandahar over the weekend when protestors carrying Taliban flags and chanting “Death to America” smashed shops, set fire to vehicles and destroyed a girls’ school.