Pastor puts Quran burning on hold

Pastor Terry Jones of the Dove World Outreach Center listens to questions from the media, Thursday, Sept. 9, 2010, in Gainesville, Fla. (AP Photo/Phil Sandlin)

GAINESVILLE, Fla.— As thousands of Afghans protested a tiny Florida church’s plan to burn the Muslim holy book, the church’s pastor said he won’t follow through with the burning if he’s able to meet Saturday with the organizers behind a mosque planned near ground zero in New York.

In Afghanistan, at least 11 people were injured today in protests.

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