Protest spreads to Iran, Yemen, Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia, Egypt, Bangladesh.
THE British and German embassies in Sudan were this afternoon attacked as violent protests against an anti-Muslim film spread across the Middle East and North Africa.
Police fired teargas at thousands of demonstrators in Sudanese capital Khartoum while, in Egypt, the ruling Muslim Brotherhood called for a ‘million man march’.
Protesters in Sudan breached the German embassy before tearing down the country’s emblem, raising the Islamic flag, smashing windows and igniting a fire by the main gate.
The violence comes in the wake of anti-Islam film Innocence Of Muslims by Nakoula Basseley Nakoula, a Coptic Christian from California. It is unclear though why European missions are being targeted.
Demonstrations have erupted across the Muslim world with new protests outside US compounds in Morocco, Sudan, Tunisia and Bangladesh.
Last night, more than 200 people clashed with police outside the US embassy in Egypt capital Cairo while another demonstration gathered in Tahrir Square this morning.
There are fears that worse is to come as anger mounts and Egypt’s ruling Muslim Brotherhood urged crowds to join a ‘million man march’ after Friday prayers.
About 500 Iranians chanting “death to America” attempted to storm Iran’s Swiss embassy, which handles US interests.
Demonstrators burnt American flags in Iraq capital Baghdad while protesters in northern Lebanon set alight a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant, chanting against the pope’s visit to Lebanon and shouting anti-American slogans.
The US mission in Yemeni capital Sanaa was breached yesterday resulting in the deaths of four people and dozens injured, Following the killings of the US ambassador and his entourage in Libya, .
Clouds of black smoke rose into the sky as hundreds of Yemenis overwhelmed local security forces and stormed the mission. US Marines have been deployed to protect its diplomatic compound there.