Author Salman Rushdie was stabbed to hospital during a presentation in New York.

this author Indian-born British Salman Rushdie was attacked with a knife. He was hospitalized during a presentation in New York state and as confirmed in a statement by the New York Police.

Former Booker Prize winner speaking at a Chautauqua Institute event a person approached him and managed to overthrow him. The incident occurred around 10:45 PM local time (4:45 PM in mainland Spain), according to local media Buffalo News witnesses.

As soon as the author’s presentation began, and always, according to witnesses, a person in a black mask jumped on the stage and attacked Rushdie.

The New York State Police stated that the author was in pain when they first learned about the events. “a blatant stab in the neck” Y airlifted to a district hospitalwith uncertain prognosis.

A state trooper assigned to the case immediately detained the suspect with the help of the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s office. Rushdie Reporter suffered a minor head injury.

75-year-old Rushdie lived his years Threatened by Iran for her novel ‘The Satanic Verses’Considered blasphemous by the Iranian authorities, the then Iranian leader Ayatollah Khomeini issued a decree in 1989 demanding the death of the author.

The Iranian government eventually distanced itself from Khomeini’s ‘fatwa’, but in 2012 a semi-official Iranian religious foundation increased Rushdie’s reward from $2.8 million to $3.3 million.

The author fully explained The agony he suffered in the early years of the ‘fatwa’ in the memoirs of ‘Joseph Anton’It was published in 2012.

Source: Informacion

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