14-Year-Old Peace Activist Shot In Pakistan

A 14-year-old rights activist who has campaigned for girlsโ€™ education has been shot and injured in the Swat Valley in north-west Pakistan.

Malala Yousafzai was attacked on her way home from school in Mingora, the regionโ€™s main town.

Nominated for an international peace award, she came to public attention in 2009 by writing a diary for BBC Urdu about life under the Taliban.

Source: BBC News