Afghans protest French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo's caricature of the Prophet Muhammad

Hundreds of people have protested in two Afghan cities against the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo over it using a caricature of the Prophet Muhammad on its cover.

The demonstrations in the capital, Kabul, and the western city of Herat took place after Friday prayers. Protesters carried banners proclaiming: "We love Muhammad." They also chanted "Death to America, Israel and France" and "Death to the Enemies of Islam."

A Jan. 7 terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo's Paris office killed 12 people. Many across the Muslim world have protested satirical weekly's first issue after the attack, which shows a drawing of a tearful Prophet Muhammad holding a sign saying "Je suis Charlie."