As it happened: Friday protests

Key points

  • In Tunisia's capital, protesters scale the walls of the US embassy and set fire to an American school in the city. Two people killed, 28 injured
  • Thousands of protesters storm the US, German and British embassies in the Sudanese capital Khartoum. At least one death is reported
  • The film which has caused offence, "The Innocence of Muslims", mocks Islam and insults the Prophet Muhammad
  • Protesters set fire to a KFC outlet in northern Lebanese city of Tripoli, and one person was killed
  • In the last few days, protests have spread across the Middle East and North Africa - including Egypt, Morocco, Sudan and Tunisia
  • On Tuesday the US ambassador to Libya was killed in a fire in an attack on the US consulate in Benghazi
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  • Caroline Anning 

Last updated 15 September 2012

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