JUI-F chief terms Taliban attack on Malala a 'drama'

Islamabad, Nov. 5 (ANI): Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam-Fazl (JUI-F) chief Maulana Fazl-ur-Rehman has termed the Taliban attack on teen Pakistani activist Malala Yousufzai a "drama", saying that after removal of the bandage from her forehead, there was no sign of injury visible.

Malala, 15, who advocated girls' right to education in Swat Valley, was shot in the neck and head and two other girls sustained injuries when the Tehrik-i-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) opened fire on their school van on October 9. She was flown to Britain on October 15 for specialized treatment.

Fazl said Malala was not the only one aggrieved on earth, as there were a lot of women who had been killed and injured by the U.S. drone strikes. He said there was "no true ideology" behind Malala, reports The Nation.

Fazl, however, said he had sympathies for Malala, as violence against women was forbidden in Islam. (ANI)


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