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PublishDate: Sunday, December 12, 2010 08:45

11 injured as demonstrators clash with police in Paktia

Eleven people including three policemen and eight demostrators were injured as they clashed in eastern Paktia province on Saturday, provincial police chief Abdul Ghafar Safi said.

"Eight demonstrators and three police sustained injuries as police opened fire to disperse the demonstrators but the demonstrators resisted and hurled stones on police in provincial capital Gardez city Yesterday," Safi told Xinhua.

The protest took place in the wake of alleged killing of seven civilians by NATO-led troops in Gardez city early Saturday.

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