14-year-old girl shot by Taliban sent to UK for treatment
Reuters: 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai, a young Pakistani activist who was shot by Taliban last week, has been sent to the United Kingdom for further treatment.
A military spokesman announced the transport Monday. The spokesman said Yousafzai will require long-term care to recover. Yousafzai was shot because of her activism work against the Taliban’s efforts to keep girls from receiving an education.
Photo: A student holds an image of Malala Yousafzai who was shot on Tuesday by the Taliban, during a rally in Lahore on October 14, 2012. (Mohsin Raza / REUTERS)