Riot at Rickshaw Protest… One Dead

Rickshaw drivers threw rocks at taxis and fought with police leaving one dead in Herat, Afghanistan.

Afghan riot police officers protect a taxi driver and his damaged cab after rock throwing rickshaw drivers attacked taxis and clashed with police during a demonstration that left one person dead and as many as 10 injured in Herat, Afghanistan. Rickshaw drivers marched in Herat to protest a government decision to prevent them from transporting people in the city following complaints from cab drivers. (AP Photo/Fraidoon Pooyah)

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