Gunmen Shoot Pakistan Teen Activist

Posted October 9th, 2012 at 6:55 am (UTC-5)
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Gunmen in Pakistan have shot and wounded a 14-year-old child activist internationally recognized for speaking out against the Taliban.

Malala Yousufzai was shot twice while getting onto her school bus in Swat Valley Tuesday. At least one other girl was wounded in the attack. Witnesses told police that the gunmen arrived at the school and asked for her by name before opening fire.

Doctors say her injuries are not life threatening.

Yousufzai has been honored for documenting atrocities committed by the Taliban in the region.