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Girl acquitted for Koran burning

islamabad: A Christian girl accused of blasphemy over the burning of the Koran has been acquitted by a court in Pakistan, a defence lawyer said.

Abdul Hameed said the order exonerated his client due to a lack of evidence and dismissed the charges. A Muslim cleric was later accused of stashing pages of a Koran in the girl's bag.

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