Morocco: 5 found dead during pro democracy protests

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February 21, 2011 15:06

 
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RABAT, Morocco  — Morocco's interior minister said Monday that five charred bodies were found in a bank set aflame by troublemakers on the sidelines of one of many nationwide protests pushing for more democracy in the kingdom.

Taeib Cherqaoui told reporters that at least 128 people were injured — mostly security forces — in unrest linked to protests a day earlier that drew at least 37,000 demonstrators in dozens of towns and cities.

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