Malala's arena date cancelled in Leeds

AN APPEARANCE by inspirational Taliban victim and Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai has been cancelled.

Monday, 1st August 2016, 2:21 pm
Updated Monday, 1st August 2016, 3:24 pm
The youngest ever Nobel Peace Prize winner, Malala Yousafzai. Pic: PA.

Ms Yousafzai, who was shot by the Taliban while travelling home from school in northern Pakistan in 2012, was due to appear at the First Direct Arena in Leeds on August 7.

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A spokesperson said: “Due an unforeseeable, last minute scheduling conflict of Malala, we must regrettably cancel her appearance.

“She hopes to see you at a future date.”

Customers who bought tickets online through Eventim will be automatically refunded. Tickets bought at the arena will be refunded upon proof of identification.