Author Salman Rushdie is tended to after he was attacked during a lecture on Friday at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. Photo: Associated Press
Author Salman Rushdie is tended to after he was attacked during a lecture on Friday at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. Photo: Associated Press
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Author Salman Rushdie stabbed in the neck at New York event, put on ventilator

  • The UK writer is likely to lose an eye, and suffered severed nerves in an arm and damage to his liver, his agent said, adding that Rushdie is on a ventilator
  • A suspect is in custody after storming on stage to attack Rushdie and an interviewer

Author Salman Rushdie is tended to after he was attacked during a lecture on Friday at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. Photo: Associated Press
Author Salman Rushdie is tended to after he was attacked during a lecture on Friday at the Chautauqua Institution in Chautauqua, New York. Photo: Associated Press
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