Politics Malala revisits her past, arrives in Pakistani hometown after attack Updated : March 31, 2018 11:01 AM IST Malala Yousafzai, 20, rose to international prominence after she was shot by the Taliban in Mingora. In October 2012, Yousafzai was shot in the head by a Taliban assassin who jumped inside her school van and yelled, "Who is Malala?" She was targeted for speaking out on girls' education. Yousafzai has delighted in telling the Taliban that instead of silencing her, they have amplified her voice. Subscribe to Moneycontrol PRO at just Rs.33/- per month for the first year. Use code SUPERPRO. Limited period offer. Available on Web and Android.