Terrible attack on a Pakistani girl (Pictures)
October 10, 2012
A Pakistani girl, famous for defending the education of girls, today was shot in the head in front of her classmates, walking home from school.
Malala Yousafzai was sitting on a bus prepared to leave the premises of the school in Mingora in Pakistan’s Swat Valley, where a bearded man entered the bus and shot directly to the head of the girl.
The Pakistan Tehreek-i-Taliban (TTP) claimed responsibility for the attempted murder and told a Pakistani newspaper that they will go fir her again if she survives.
The teenager is widely known and respected for her work in promoting girls’ education and to denounce the atrocities committed by the Taliban.
Yousafzai is in critical condition but stable from wounds in the head and neck, but not life threatening, Mohammad Tariq, a doctor at the main hospital in Mingora confirmed that the girl was in stable condition.