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Malala reunited with friend

Malala Yousufzai, the 15-year-old girl shot in the head by the Taliban in Pakistan, has been reunited with her lifelong friend who was injured in the same attack.

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Malala's first day at school

Malala's first steps back to school Credit: Edelman

Malala Yousafzai, the pakistani girl who was shot in the head, at point black range, but the Taliban has completed her first day at school. She's attending the Edgbaston High School, an independent day school for girls.

She received treatment at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

Malala back at school Credit: Edelman

The 15 year old said, “I am excited that today I have achieved my dream of going back to school. I want all girls in the world to have this basic opportunity."

"I miss my classmates from Pakistan very much but I am looking forward to meeting my teachers and making new friends here in Birmingham”, she added.

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