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Pakistan jails 10 men for Malala attack

Malala YousafzaiCC News: An anti-terrorism court of Swat in Pakistan on Thursday sentenced ten men to 25 years imprisonment for life for the 2012 gun attack on education activist Malala Yousafzai.

The ten convicts were identified as-Bilal, Shaukat, Salman, Zafar Iqbal, Israrullah, Zafar Ali, Irfan, Izhar, Adnan and Ikram.

Malala Yousafzai, who was 15 at the time, was shot in the head on board her school bus in the Swat valley.

The Tehreek-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) had claimed the attack on Malala in October 2012 as the then 14-year-old was returning from her school in the Mingora town of Swat valley.

Two schoolmates of the educationist, Kainat and Shazia, were also wounded in the attack.

She was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2014 for her campaign for children`s rights.


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