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Pakistan Taliban to Malala: Come back, we will kill you
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Islamabad, July 20, 2013
First Published: 01:13 IST(20/7/2013)
Last Updated: 01:15 IST(20/7/2013)

A senior representative of Tehrek-e-Taliban has said they will shoot Malala Yousafzai if she chose to return to Pakistan.

The representative said that the group had no sympathies with the teenager, who was shot last year for demanding education for girls.

The representative said that neither was Adnan Rashid a senior commander of the Taliban nor did the Taliban have anything to do with the letter that was written to Malala on Wednesday.

According to the Express Tribune, he said that Malala had been targeted because of her efforts in promoting secular education in Pakistan.

The representative said that the Taliban Council had obtained the draft of the letter that Rashid had sent Malala, and whether it had any content that went against the rules of the Taliban was being assessed.

He added that the council will also look into the purpose for which the letter had been written to Malala. ANI


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