Taliban attack Malala Yousafzai

Published October 9, 2012
In this handout photograph released by the Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) office on October 9, 2012, Pakistani army doctors give treatment to injured Malala Yousafzai. - Photo by AFP
In this handout photograph released by the Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) office on October 9, 2012, Pakistani army doctors give treatment to injured Malala Yousafzai. - Photo by AFP
This handout photograph released by the Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) office on October 9, 2012, Pakistani soldiers shift injured Malala Yousafzai, 14, from a helicopter at an army hospital following an attack by gunmen. – Photo by AFP
This handout photograph released by the Pakistan's Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) office on October 9, 2012, Pakistani soldiers shift injured Malala Yousafzai, 14, from a helicopter at an army hospital following an attack by gunmen. – Photo by AFP
Malala Yousufzai, is moved to a helicopter – Photo by AFP
Malala Yousufzai, is moved to a helicopter – Photo by AFP
Malala Yousufzai, is moved to a helicopter . – Photo by AP
Malala Yousufzai, is moved to a helicopter . – Photo by AP
Hospital staff assist Malala Yousufzai, a 14-year-old schoolgirl who was wounded in a gun attack, at Saidu Sharif Teaching Hospital in the Swat Valley region in northwest Pakistan. – Photo by Reuters
Hospital staff assist Malala Yousufzai, a 14-year-old schoolgirl who was wounded in a gun attack, at Saidu Sharif Teaching Hospital in the Swat Valley region in northwest Pakistan. – Photo by Reuters

The Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan, on Tuesday, attacked teenage peace campaigner and National Peace Award winner Malala Yousufzai as she was returning from her school in the Mingora town of Swat valley. The militants said that they attacked the girl for her pro-peace, anti-Taliban and ‘secular’ agenda. Reports say Malala’s life is now out of danger, having undergone surgery in a military hospital. – Photos and text by agencies

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