Mohammed Film Protests Sweep Muslim WorldSeptember 15th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Yemen, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) a group of raged people stormed into the American embassy and there heightened anger is as a result of an American film that depicted mockery to prophet Mohamed. This took pave in Yemen where the residents were angered by the American film. In response to the attacks by the mob, America resorted to providing protection to its representatives. This is following the deaths of Chris Stephens an ambassador to Libya as well as three other individuals and this was in Benghazi. This series of attacks went on throughout other six Muslim countries as a result of this film.
There was a person that was involved in the protests who was reported to have been shot by the police officers who arrived at the scene to contain the situation. On another instance, more than two hundred people lost their lives in Cairo in a commotion that broke as police officers were trying to calm protesters who were throwing stones at the American embassy. The previous day the American flag that was raised over the American embassy was set a blaze. This series of protesting continued to be seen in other regions for instance Tunisia, Sudan as well as in Bangladesh.
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