Pakistani schoolgirl airlifted for advanced medical treatment
Thursday, October 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.
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