KABUL, Afghanistan

Protesters took to the streets in various cities of Afghanistan on Friday against the oppression of Muslims in India.

The largest demonstration against the killing of Muslims in the recent New Delhi riots was held in the western Herat province that borders Iran.

A rally participant told Anadolu Agency the protesters burnt Indian flags and raised slogans against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while urging Muslims across the world to unite against the injustice.

Mujeeb Rehman Ansari, a prayer leader at a local mosque, led the demonstration.

Similar rallies were held in other major urban centers of Afghanistan, including a protest by

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