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'Burka Avenger' comes to Pakistani TV

Animated children's series, starring a female superhero in a burka, is about to hit TV screens.

Last Modified: 26 Jul 2013 07:30
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She is called the Burka Avenger and is like no other superhero before her.

By day she is a Pakistani school teacher, but by night the secret martial arts expert dresses in a veil while fighting bad guys.

The animated children's series is about to hit TV screens across Pakistan.

Al Jazeera's Imtiaz Tyab reports from Islamabad.

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