TODAY   |  October 16, 2012

Security increased for wounded Pakistani girl

Security has been stepped up at the British hospital where wounded Pakistani schoolgirl activist Malala Yousufzai is being treated after being shot in an Taliban assassination attempt. NBC’s Keir Simmons reports.

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>> been stepped up at the british hospital where a wounded pakistani girl is now being treated after a taliban assassination attempt. nbc's kir simmons has the latest from birmingham, england, good morning.

>> reporter: overnight a number of people attempted to get close to emyumalala yousafzai's bed claiming they were member of her family. they said they were well wishers. the hospital has said she's been seen by six specialists. they are saying she is not out of the woods yet. all the same, one doctor quoted as saying she shows every sign as being as strong as we were led to believe, natalie.