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Malala Burst Into Tears Upon Seeing Her Bloodied School Uniform, And Kailash Satyarthi Consoled Her

The uniform she was wearing when she was shot by the Taliban two years ago has reportedly never been displayed publicly before.

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Malala Yousafzai was witnessed bursting into tears on Thursday after seeing the bloodied school uniform she wore the day she was attacked by the Taliban.

AP Photo: Fredrik Varfjell / NTB scanpix

Pictured alongside her is Kailash Satyarthi, an Indian child rights activist who had been jointly awarded the Nobel Peace Prize with Yousafzai the previous day. According to Dawn, she came across the uniform while looking through an exhibition dedicated to her.

When she last wore it, in July 2012, she was shot at by the Taliban on her way home from school and sustained a near-fatal bullet wound in her head. She was 15 years old and an advocate for women's rights to education.

Satyarthi has freed 80,000 children from captivity. Yousafzai has gathered 3 million signatures on a petition to the UN for it to include universalised children's education as a millennium goal. They are from India and Pakistan respectively.