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Malala Yousafzai's assailants arrested in Pakistan, army says
Malala Yousafzai's assailants arrested in Pakistan, army says

Military officials said Friday that they had apprehended 10 men who in 2012 attempted to assassinate Malala Yousafzai, the teenage education activist, and two other Pakistani schoolgirls. A Pakistani military spokesman, Maj. Gen. Asim Bajwa, said a joint operation involving the army, police and intelligence services had arrested the entire gang involved in the attack, which the suspects said was ordered by the leader of the Pakistani Taliban militant organization, Mullah Fazlullah. “They also admitted that if they did not get caught, they were supposed to attack at least 21 more people,” Bajwa told a news conference. Jamaat ul-Ahrar, a splinter group of the Pakistani...

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