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Pakistan court convicts 10 in shooting of Malala Yousafzai
Pakistan court convicts 10 in shooting of Malala Yousafzai

A court found 10 suspected militants guilty Thursday for their roles in the 2012 shooting of Malala Yousafzai, the young education activist who went on to receive the Nobel Peace Prize. The 10 men were sentenced to life imprisonment under Pakistan's anti-terrorism laws, authorities said. The trial was conducted in an anti-terrorism court in Malala's hometown of Mingora, in northern Pakistan's Swat District, reports said. Judge Mohammad Amin Kundi handed down the verdict. Officials had been keeping details about the trial, including its location, a closely guarded secret. An official who asked not to be identified because of the sensitivity of the case said the...

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