10 Men Sent To Prison Over Shooting Of Malala In 2012

April 30, 2015 12:05 PM

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"The 10 were convicted by an anti-terrorism court in a closed hearing in Swat in north-west Pakistan. That's where Malala Yousafzai, then aged 15, was shot and seriously wounded as she returned from school.

"The Pakistani Taliban claimed the attack. It was seen as punishment for Malala's work as a student campaignerm fighting for the right of girls to be educated.

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