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Father 'refused to allow Malala operation'

Relatives of the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by a Taliban gunman have arrived in the UK where she is recovering in hospital.

Relatives of the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by a Taliban gunman have arrived in the UK where she is recovering in hospital.

The family members include Malala Yousafzai's father, Ziauddin Yousufzai.

After flying into Birmingham they were given a police escort to the city's Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

Malala's father said he refused to allow doctors to operate on his daughter at first.

  • 26 Oct
  • From the section UK