Pakistani police foil attempt to burn church (AP) – 1273th Edition

Smoke erupt from burning tires set on fire by angry Pakistani Muslims during a rally against an alleged burning of the Muslim holy book, the Quran, in Gujranwala, Pakistan on Saturday, April 30, 2011. Officials say police have broken up an angry mob threatening to burn a church after the alleged burning of a Quran in eastern Pakistan. Saeed Wahla, administrator of Gujranwala city, said the police charged 300 protesters that were marching toward a church, infuriated over rumors that Qurans had been burned by Christians. (AP Photo/Aftab Rizvi)AP – Police broke up a mob of people armed with sticks that was threatening to attack a church Saturday after word spread that two copies of the Quran had been burned in eastern Pakistan, officials said.

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