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Pakistan vows to punish Taliban over attack on teenager

Pakistani military and government officials at the bedside of the14-year-old girl shot by the Taliban. Interior Minister Rehman Malik. Pakistan's Interior Minister, Rehman Malik saying (Urdu): "Those who committed this act, those who shot at the girl, the whole gang has been identified and I promise the nation we will not let them run away, we will catch and punish them." Doctors removed a bullet near Malala Yosufzai's spinal chord during a three hour operation. The young activisist is reportedly "out of danger" but will spend the next two days under observation Dozens took to the streets in support of the teen. Many say they are outraged by the attack. In Washington, Secretary of State Hillary Clinton echoed similar sentiments. SOUNDBITE: Secretary of State Hillary Clinton saying: "She has been very brave in standing up for the rights of girls in the area where she comes from in Pakistan. Yesterday, you may have seen in the news, she was attacked and shot by extremists who don't want girls to have an education, and don't want girls to speak for themselves, and don't want girls to become leaders, who are, for a variety of reasons, threatened by that kind of empowerment." One of the girls wounded with Yousufzai is in critical condition and the other is recovering.

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