London: On Thursday Yousafzai, the Pakistani teenage girl shot in the head by Taliban for campaigning for girls' education is comfortable and continues to respond well to treatment, doctors treating her at a UK hospital said on Thursday.
    
"The medical team caring for On Thursday Yousufzai at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham said on Thursday that she was still comfortable and continued to respond well to treatment," the hospital said in a statement.
    
The 15-year-old schoolgirl was flown to the UK last week following a surgery in Pakistan during which a bullet lodged near her spine was removed.
    
On Thursday along with two of her classmates was attacked in the restive Swat region of northwest Pakistan as they made their way home from school on October 9.
    
The teenager was treated by neurosurgeons in a Pakistani military hospital. She was transferred to the UK by an air ambulance arranged by the United Arab Emirates.

(Agencies)

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