Pakistan

Pakistani Girl Accused of Blasphemy Released from Jail

Flown to a safe place to reunite with family

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Pakistani officials say a mentally-challenged Christian girl accused of blaspheming Islam has been released from jail.

Rimsha Masih's release Saturday comes a day after a judge granted her bail, in a case that has drawn international outrage.

Rimsha, believed to be 14 years old, spent the last three weeks in jail near the Pakistani capital, Islamabad, after neighbors accused her of burning pages from the Quran.