March 13, 2013

Pakistani schoolgirls struggle back to normality after Taliban attack

The Irish Times | Annabel Symington | Four months after the Taliban tried to kill Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai (15), the two girls injured in the same attack are struggling to regain a normal life.  Kainat Riaz (16) and Shazia Ramzan (14) were sitting on either side of Malala Yousafzai squeezed on the bench of a school bus when a Taliban gunman stopped the bus and opened fire on the schoolgirl education activist. Yousafzai was shot in the head and neck. Riaz was shot through her upper right arm and required four stitches. Ramzan was injured in her left hand and shoulder. (READ MORE)

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