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Pakistan's Malala recovering after surgery

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British doctors said Sunday that Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban as punishment for campaigning for girls' education, has had successful surgery on her skull. 

A picture taken on November 7, 2012, and obtained from the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on November 9, 2012, shows injured 15 year-old Pakistani schoolgirl Malala Yousafzai reading a book. British doctors said Sunday that Yousafzai, the Pakistani schoolgirl shot in the head by the Taliban as punishment for campaigning for girls' education, has had successful surgery on her skull.

The Queen Elizabeth Hospital in the central English city of Birmingham said the 15-year-old had undergone two operations on Saturday to insert a titanium plate into her skull and fit an electronic device in her ear.

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