Database of terrorist attacks and related events--Johnston's Archive

Mingora, Pakistan--9 October 2012

compiled by Wm. Robert Johnston
last modified 3 December 2017

Date: 9 October 2012

Location: Mingora, Pakistan

Type of event: terrorism


A gunman attacked a school bus near Mingora, Pakistan, shooting 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai, an outspoken critic of the Taliban; Yousafzai was seriously injured by gunshots to the head and two other students were injured. Yousafzai was flown to the United Kingdom for further treatment following surgeries in Pakistan.

Consequences: 3 injured


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