‘POSITIVE DEVELOPMENT’: Maulana Fazlullah (centre) is pictured in a screengrab on November 11, 2013, from 2008 video footage; and (below) Malala Yousafzai

MALALA ATTACKER WAS MILITANT GROUP GUNMAN THE president of Afghanistan Ashraf Ghani confirmed last Friday (15) that Pakistani Taliban chief Maulana Fazlullah had been killed in a US drone strike. Fazlullah is believed to have ordered the failed 2012 assassina­tion of Malala Yousafzai, the stu­dent activist who became a global symbol of the fight for girls’ rights to schooling. She later won the Nobel Peace Prize. US forces targeted Fazlullah in a counter-terrorism strike last Thursday (14) in eastern Kunar province, close to the border be­tween Afghanistan and Pakistan, US officials said. “I spoke with prime minister of #Pakistan Nasir…