Seriously, you couldn’t make it up could you.
Hundreds of protesters set alight a Kentucky Fried Chicken restaurant in the northern Lebanese city of Tripoli on Friday, witnesses said, chanting against the pope’s visit to Lebanon and shouting anti-American slogans.
Locals watching the attack said some people were shouting, “We don’t want the pope” and “No more insults (to Islam)”.
One person was killed in this incident.
Of course, the video Innocence of Muslims which sparked outrage across the Muslim world, is also cited as a reason for the violence.
Anyway, I hope the Pope will have a superb three-day visit and I read earlier that he’d declined additional security despite the risks.