Malala Yousafzai arriving at hospital
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Malala Yousafzai, girl shot by Taliban, in UK hospital

Fourteen-year-old Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl shot in the head by Taliban gunmen in Swat, has arrived in the UK for medical treatment.

A renowned campaigner for girls' education, she was attacked on her way home from school last Tuesday and a bullet was removed from her skull.

She is in a serious condition and is being seen by doctors at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

Executive Medical Director Dr David Rosser gave a statement as Malala was being transferred to the hospital.

  • 15 Oct 2012