Arrests in the Shooting of a Pakistani Schoolgirl


    12 October, 2012

    From VOA Learning English, this is IN THE NEWS in Special English.

    Pakistani police have arrested suspects in the shooting of a fourteen year old school girl. Officials say the arrests took place in northwest Pakistan's Swat Valley. The Taliban has claimed responsibility for the attack.

    Malala Yousafzai was shot in the head and neck Tuesday as she left school. The following day, doctors successfully removed a bullet from her neck. She is being treated at the country's top military hospital. Doctors say she has