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Lebanon: Muslims Protesting Mohammed Film Go On A Rampage, Torch KFC, 1 Killed…

Friday, September 14, 2012



Demonstrators in Tripoli, Lebanon, burned down a restaurant belonging to US-based chain KFC in protest against an anti-Islamic film mocking the Prophet Muhammad. At least one person was killed and 24 were wounded in the clashes.

Hundreds of demonstrators massed in protest against the Pope’s three-day visit to Lebanon and shouted anti-American slogans.

The chants included ”We don’t want the Pope,” and “No more insults [to Islam],” witnesses reported.

Security forces fired warning shots into the air in an attempt to disperse the protesters, the National News Agency reported.

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