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Malala Yousafzai Returns to Pakistan For First Time Since Shooting
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Malala Yousafzai Returns to Pakistan For First Time Since Shooting

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Malala Yousafzai, Nobel Peace Prize winner, has gone back to Pakistan for the first time since the incident wherein she was shot by the Taliban, the BBC have reported.

Now 20 years old, Yousafzai, the renowned human rights activist, received a head shot by a gunman during her campaign for female education in 2012.

Saying that it was one of her dream to return home "without any fear", Malala made an emotion-filled speech at the prime minister's office.

Arriving with her family at at Islamabad's Benazir Bhutto International Airport under tight security, Pakistani television captured the moment.

"Always it has been my dream that I should go to Pakistan and there, in peace and without any fear, I can move on streets, I can meet people, I can talk to people," Ms Yousafzai said in a televised address from the PM's house in Islamabad.

"And I think that it's my old home again... so it is actually happening, and I am grateful to all of you."

Reportedly, the trip will go on for four days. The local media have reported that staff from her Malala Fund group are travelling with her. 

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