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Tuesday 23 July 2019
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Pakistan court jails 10 for Malala Yousafzai attack

Pakistan court jails 10 for Malala Yousafzai attack

A Pakistani court has jailed 10 men for life for involvement in the attack on education activist Malala Yousafzai.

Ms Yousafzai, who was 15 at the time, was shot in the head on board her school bus in the Swat valley in 2012, in an attack that shocked the world.She was awarded last year’s Nobel Peace Prize for campaigning for children’s rights, despite the risk to her life.

Officials say the 10 men, who do not include the man named as chief suspect, belonged to the Pakistani Taliban.Ataullah Khan, a 23-year-old militant, was identified by a police report at the time of the shooting Рbut he did not appear in the list of 10 men they were tried in an anti-terrorist court in Swat, in north-west Pakistan.nvicted on Thursday.


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