The family of Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old Pakistani girl shot by the Taliban for speaking out for the right to an education, arrived at a hospital in Britain Thursday to be reunited with her, NBC News has learned.
On Oct. 15, Yousufzai was transferred to a hospital in the English city of Birmingham to receive specialized treatment for the injuries she suffered earlier in the month.
Her father, mother and two younger brothers were making the trip to Britain, Pakistani and British sources told NBC News.
- Father vows Malala’s return to Pakistan despite threats (dawn.com)
- In a statement recorded for Pakistani state television, Malala Yousufzai’s father, Ziauddin Yousufzai, said his daughter would return home after her medical treatment, the AP reported. (familysurvivalprotocol.com)
- Parents to visit shot Pakistani schoolgirl Malala in UK hospital (cnn.com)
- Pakistani girl shot by Taliban reunited with family (worldnews.nbcnews.com)
- Activist girl’s dad vows she’ll return to Pakistan (foxnews.com)
- Taliban Targets Another Girl in Pakistan (newser.com)