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Superhero 'Burka Avenger' divides Pakistan

30 July 2013 Last updated at 13:47 BST

A new superhero, who is set to make her debut on Pakistani television, has provoked a mixed reaction.

The 'Burka Avenger' is a mild-mannered Pakistani teacher with secret martial arts skills.

She uses a flowing black burka to hide her identity as she fights local thugs seeking to shut down the girls' school where she works.

Saba Eitizaz reports from Islamabad.