Skip to comments.PAKISTAN SENDS GIRL SHOT BY TALIBAN TO UK FOR CARE
Posted on 10/15/2012 5:52:52 PM PDT by traumer
ISLAMABAD Pakistan airlifted a 14-year-old activist who was shot and seriously wounded by the Taliban to the United Kingdom for treatment Monday, a move that will give her access to the specialized medical care she needs to recover and also protect her from follow-up attacks threatened by the militants.
The attack on Malala Yousufzai as she was returning home from school in Pakistan's northwest a week ago has horrified people both across the country and abroad. It has also sparked hope the government would respond by intensifying its fight against the Taliban and their allies.
Over 100 Taliban militants attacked a police station near the main northwest city of Peshawar late Sunday night, sparking a gunbattle that lasted several hours, police said. Six policemen were killed during the clash, including two who were beheaded.
Malala was targeted by the Taliban for promoting girls' education and criticizing the militant group. Two of Malala's classmates were also wounded in the attack and are receiving treatment in Pakistan.
The Taliban said they attacked Malala because she was promoting "Western thinking" and have threatened to target her again until she is killed.
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TO UK FOR (medical) CARE... ?
sounds like a death wish to me
the NHS will take care of her...
She’ll be ok. She’s young, and besides she’s famous now. :P
Should have been Germany . I got sick in Italy
1979 and doctor there suggested I go to Germany for Treatment . At least I didn’t have to get on a plane.
What do those BIs (Blithering Idiots) think? That the Taliban aren't going to make a second, third, or one hundred attempt to assassinate her? She is effectively dead the moment she is returned to Pakistan.
The best place in the World for her recovery would be the United States, but the jackass has diminished that honor and prestige.