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Vigil held for Malala in Birmingham City Centre

Women and children gather in Vigil for Malala Photo: ITV Central

A candlelit vigil has been staged in Birmingham City Centre in support of the 14-year-old schoolgirl who was shot in the head by the Taliban, in Pakistan, last week.

Around 20 well-wishers gathered in Victoria Square to show their support for Malala Yousafzai.

She remains in a stable condition at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

Women stand in Vigil for Malala Credit: ITV Central

The vigil was organised by Women2Gether and the Amina Women's Group, both work to empower women.

Vigil holders in Birmingham Credit: ITV Central

Doctors at the hospital, which has a decade's experience of treating British military casualties, are now planning the reconstructive operations needed to treat her injuries

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