The woman from National Geographic’s famous ‘Afghan Girl’ photo is evacuated to Italy

In this file photo from 2016, a bookshop owner in Pakistan shows a National Geographic magazine with the cover photograph of Afghan refugee woman Sharbat Gula. She arrived in Italy as part of the West

Sharbat Gula arrived in Italy as part of the West’s evacuation effort, Italy’s government said Thursday. Premier Mario Draghi’s office said Italy organized her evacuation after she asked for help.

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