Malala opens UK public library

Pakistani girl who survived Taliban attack opens library in Birmingham where she received life-saving treatment.

    Malala Yousafzai, the 16-year old Pakistani girl shot in the head by the Taliban, has opened a new public library in Birmingham, the city where she received life-saving treatment following the attack.

    Europe's biggest public library combines traditional book collections with a whopping 800,000 books online.

    Al Jazeera's Simon McGregor-Wood reports from Birmingham, UK.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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