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Nat Geo’s famed ‘Afghan girl’ admitted in hospital

AُT-PESHAWAR: Afghan national and National Geographic famous face Sharbat Gula was admitted in a hospital here on Wednesday. Her application for release on bail was rejected by a Special Court at Peshawar today (Wednesday). The rejection comes despite Pakistani’s interior minister, Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan said on Sunday that his country would review Gula’s case on the grounds that “she ...

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Afghan girl in Nat Geo photo to be released from arrest in Pak: Diplomat

The famous “Afghan girl” immortalised on a 1985 cover of National Geographic magazine, who was arrested by Pakistani authorities on charges of possessing forged identity papers, is likely to be released next week, the Afghan envoy in Islamabad said on Friday. Omar Zakhilwal, who has been pursuing the case of 46-year-old Sharbat Gula with Pakistani officials, said a court in ...

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