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Tearful Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack

Tearful Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack

Tearful Malala makes first trip to Pakistan since Taliban attack

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai returned to Pakistan Thursday, saying tearfully that it was “a dream” to come home for the first time since she was airlifted to Britain after being shot in the head by a Taliban gunman more than five years ago. The 20-year-old was overcome with emotion as she made a televised speech from the Prime Minister’s House in Islamabad, breaking down in tears as she spoke of the beauty of her native Swat valley and how she imagines the streets of Pakistan from London and New York. “Always it has been my dream that I should go to Pakistan and there, in peace and without any fear, I can move on streets, I can meet people, I can talk to people.

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