The New York Police Department is reporting that Salman Rushdie has been stabbed and his condition is unknown at the moment
Currently, I am preparing to give a lecture at an event in Chautauqua County in New York in the United States of America. As a result of his controversial writings, Rushdie became the target of a fatwa that forced him into hiding when a man ran to the stage and punched and stabbed him during a live performance.
New York Salman Rushdie Attack Live Updates: Author Stabbed On Stage During Event; Suspect In Police Custody
As soon as the attacker was caught, he was taken into custody by the police.
After falling to the floor, the author suffered a stab wound to the neck as a result of the fall. According to video footage, people rushed to rush to Rushdie’s aid after he was attacked.
Furthermore, the man attacked an interviewer who was present on stage at the time of the incident.
In a statement released on Twitter, New York State Police stated they are investigating the attack on Rushdie prior to a speech he was scheduled to give.
According to police, the incident took place at about 11 am when a male suspect ran up onto the stage and attacked Rushdie and an interviewer with an object.
As a result of the attack, Rushdie suffered an apparent stab wound to the neck and was transported by helicopter to a hospital in the area.
It is not yet known what the condition of the man is. There was a minor head injury suffered by the interviewer during the interview.”
The suspect was immediately taken into custody by a State Trooper who was assigned to the event.
It was reported that the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene, according to police.
The suspect was immediately taken into custody by a State Trooper assigned to the event, who was at the scene immediately.
In accordance with the police, the Chautauqua County Sheriff’s Office assisted at the scene of the accident.