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Pakistani schoolgirl airlifted for advanced medical treatment

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 - 01:05

Oct. 11 - The Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban is in 'critical condition' and has been airlifted to a specialist hospital for more advanced treatment. Deborah Gembara reports.

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The Pakistani schoolgirl shot by the Taliban earlier this week is fighting for her life. Doctors made the decision to airlift her from this local hospital to a more advanced military hospital. Malala Yousufzai is unconscious and in critical condition. Throughout Pakistan, demonstrations of solidarity with the injured 14-year-old girl. Some sported head scarves with the message "I am Malala." There was also contempt for Malala's attackers The young activist's campaign for girls education made her both a national hero and a target for extremists. A Taliban spokesman has said that if Malala survives, they will come after her again.

Pakistani schoolgirl airlifted for advanced medical treatment

Thursday, Oct 11, 2012 - 01:05

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