|Shot Pakistan girl Malala makes ‘steady’ progress|
15 October 2012
Islamabad: A Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban because she campaigned for the right to education was in a “stable” condition and making steady progress in her recovery, the military said Sunday.
The shooting of 14-year-old Malala Yousafzai has been denounced worldwide and by the Pakistani authorities, who have offered a reward of more than $100,000 for the capture of her attackers.
She is being treated at the country’s top military hospital in Rawalpindi, the twin city of the capital Islamabad, where doctors on Sunday removed her ventilator for a “successful” short trial, the military said in a statement, adding it was later reconnected “to avoid patient’s fatigue”.
Her condition “is stable… she is making steady and satisfactory progress”, according to the statement.
A military spokesman earlier in the day said Malala was “making slow and steady progress, which is in keeping with expectations. Recovery from this type of injury is always slow”.
No decision has been made on whether to send Malala abroad for treatment, with spokesman Major General Asim Saleem Bajwa telling AFP that doctors were continuing to monitor her condition.
An official in the United Arab Emirates has said the Gulf state was ready to send a plane to Pakistan to evacuate Malala for further treatment.
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