The assailant entered the stage and slapped his face. Attack on writer Salman Rushdie; It is reported that the assailant stabbed him on the stage.
New York: Assassination attempt on writer Salman Rushdie. Salman Rushdie was attacked during an event in New York. The assailant entered the venue and stabbed Rushdie. The witness said Rushdie was stabbed twice. Salman Rushdie fell to the Veda after being stabbed. Salman Rushdie’s book The Satanic Verses has been banned in Iran since 1988 on charges of blasphemy.
New York: Attack on controversial writer Salman Rushdie. The attack took place during the event in New York. News agencies said that author Salman Rushdie was attacked while he was about to deliver a lecture at an event in New York, US, on Friday.
At the Chautauqua Institution where Salman Rushdie was attending, a man stormed the stage. The Associated Press reporter says that the assailant stabbed Salman Rushdie with a knife. Immediately after the attack, Salman Rushdie fell to the ground.
Iran’s ruler Ayatollah Khomeini had issued a fatwa against Salman Rushdie. Iran also offered three billion dollars to those who killed Salman Rushdie. It was later withdrawn in 1998.
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