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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:25 PM

Arrests made in shooting of Pakistani schoolgirl Malala

Source: CNN.com

The main suspect in the shooting of Malala Yousufzai, the teenage activist who spoke out against the Taliban, has been identified, Pakistani police say.

And a group of men who allegedly facilitated the attack against the schoolgirl have been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Atta Ullah, a 23-year-old from the Swat district where Malala was attacked, was identified as the main suspect. Ullah was studying for a masters in chemistry, police say. The Taliban-heavy Swat Valley is in the northwestern part of Pakistan

It's unclear whether Ullah was at the scene and tried to shoot Malala or if he was considered the leader behind the plan to kill her.

Malala, who has become a global symbol of courage after being shot in the head by the Taliban for demanding education for girls, is currently receiving treatment at a hospital in Birmingham, England.


Read more: http://news.blogs.cnn.com/2012/10/24/arrests-made-in-shooting-of-pakistani-schoolgirl/

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Marrah_G Oct 2012 #3
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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:28 PM

1. I wish/hope for absolute Justice for Her!! May She recover fully!!

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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:31 PM

2. And this, in 2012 the official "Year of the Girl" (n/t)

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Response to sinkingfeeling (Original post)

Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:33 PM

3. If he is indeed the one who did this....

I am sure glad he won't be able to put any of his chemist skills to use in the future.

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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 12:33 PM

4. I hope that actually arrested the right person

I do not trust the Pakistani government, and neither does the Obama administration which is why they did not inform them about Bin Laden until after he was dead. There are to many people in their government who sympathize with the Taliban and I believe they would arrest a random person to try and show people they are protecting them and to avoid the media outrage around the world.

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Wed Oct 24, 2012, 09:21 PM

5. I hope she gets the justice she desires...

A young leader such as she will turn the tide of haterd in the world.
We really need such strong individuals such as Malala.
Her family must be so concerned yet pride of this little lady,

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