Hundreds rallied against a US-made video critical of Islam in central Sydney today, reported the Associated Press, a day after protests over the footage shook the globe.
Al Jazeera said protesters were seen "hurling bottles and shoes" at the US consulate there, prompting clashes with riot police, according to AP.
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Several hundred people took part in the protest, AP putting it at 200 and Al Jazeera at 500. There were a few reported injuries, said AP.
Some of the demonstrators reportedly shouted anti-American slogans like, "Obama, Obama, we love Osama," said AP.
The US has ratcheted up its military presence abroad in response to a wave of film-related protests against US embassies sparked by a Tuesday attack in Libya that killed the US ambassador and three others.
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