One of the terrorists involved in the attack on Malala Yousafzai was killed in a raid by Pakistani police during this week’s Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha.
The terrorist, identified only as Khursheed, was a cousin of Taliban chief Mullah Fazlullah, who is thought to be the mastermind behind the attack. Khursheed, who was one of four Taliban members killed in the raid, was also responsible for an attack on police in Karachi.
Yousafzai, a young human rights activist, writer and campaigner for education for girls, was shot in the head in her native Swat Valley when Taliban terrorists stormed her school bus in October of 2012.
She was just 15 years old at the time.
Yousafzai miraculously survived and went on to establish a global movement for the empowerment of girls and women. She was awarded the Nobel Prize in 2014.
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