Pakistani National Peace Award Winner Malala Yousufzai Injured in Swat Firing

- Pakistani

Malala Yousufzai is a 14-year-old girl who belongs to Mingora (Sawat). She studies at Khushal Public School. Unknown persons opened fire on the vehicle of Malala Yousufzai when she was on her way of home from school in Mingora, along with two other girls.

Unidentified gunman stopped her van full of schoolgirls, and asked for Malala Yousafzai by name and after identification she opened the fire on her.

Malala Yousufzai was injured along with two other women. She got two bullet injuries in her head and neck.
Immediately Malala Yousufzai was shifted to Saidu Sharif Medical Complex in Mingora and then she was moved to Peshawar CMH through an Army helicopter.

Doctors at the Saidu Sharif Medical Complex said that Malala Yousufzai was out of danger after the bullet penetrated her skull but missed her brain.
 “A bullet struck her head, but the brain is safe. She is out of danger.” Said Dr Taj Mohammed.
via The Express tribune

Malala Yousufzai has struggled for re-establishing peace in Swat. She remained a speaker for the Child Assembly in Swat, which works for child rights in the district.

Malala Yousufzai has done a lot of efforts for girls’ education in the region for which she was awarded the National Peace Award by former Pakistani Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani on December 19, 2011. She was awarded for execution of courageous services to promote peace in Swat valley.

She wrote a diary for the British Broadcasting Corporation and wrote about the misdeeds of militants, when the Taliban had banned education for females in Swat Valley.

May Allah grant her healthy life.