Taliban shoot Pakistani schoolgirl campaigning for peace

(Yes we had this story yesterday but this one has photos)

Reuters:

By Jibran Ahmad | Reuters – 20 hrs ago
  • 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 October 9, 2012. According to authorities, gunmen in Pakistan shot and seriously wounded Yousufzai on Tuesday for speaking out against Taliban militants. Yousufzai became famous for speaking out against the Pakistani Taliban at a time when even the government seemed to be appeasing the hardline Islamists. REUTERS/Hazart Ali Bacha  (PAKISTAN - Tags: POLITICS CIVIL UNREST CRIME LAW TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)
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PESHAWAR, Pakistan (Reuters) – Taliban gunmen in Pakistan shot and seriously wounded on Tuesday a 14-year-old schoolgirl who rose to fame for speaking out against the militants, authorities said.

Malala Yousufzai was shot in the head and neck when gunmen fired on her school bus in the Swat valley, northwest of the capital, Islamabad. Two other girls were also wounded, police said.

Yousufzai became famous for speaking out against the Pakistani Taliban at a time when even the government seemed to be appeasing the hardline Islamists.

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