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Malala Yousafzai: Pakistan activist, 14, shot in Swat

Gunmen have wounded a 14-year-old rights activist who has campaigned for girls' education in the Swat Valley in north-west Pakistan.

Malala Yousafzai was attacked on her way home from school in Mingora, the region's main town.

Doctors say her life is not in danger. A Pakistani Taliban spokesman told the BBC they carried out the attack.

Orla Guerin reports from Islamabad.

  • 09 Oct 2012
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