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Malala Yousafzai, an Internationally acclaimed teenage activist of girls education, shot and wounded in Swat

epa03427024 A handout picture released by the Pakistani military Inter Services Public Relations (ISPR) on 09 October 2012 shows Army soldiers shifting Malala Yousafzai, a Pakistani teenager who won international praise for advocating girls’ education despite Taliban threats, after she was shot and wounded in Swat, following her shifting to Peshawar Pakistan, 09 October 2012. Gunmen ambushed a van carrying Malala Yousafzai and several of her schoolmates in the Swat Valley’s main town of Mingora. Pakistan awarded her the first-ever National Peace Award last year in recognition for her struggle for girls’ education, which the Taliban banned after seizing control of the Swat valley. She was also nominated for the International Children’s Peace Prize. EPA/ISPR HANDOUT HANDOUT EDITORIAL USE ONLY

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