It is reported that the New York State Police told that Indian-origin writer Salman Rushdie was attacked by a man in New York on Friday.
Police said Rushdie was taken to hospital and treated after being stabbed in the neck and chest.
Police have detained 24-year-old Hadi Matar, a Fairview resident, as a suspect, and State Police Major Eugene Stanizewski said at a news conference Friday evening.
World-renowned author Salman Rushdie, who is 75, and was attending a lecture series at the Chautauqua Institute as a guest speaker, happened after a male suspect came on stage, according to a police statement. attacked and it is revealed that they almost killed 11 in ET.
The suspect was immediately taken into custody and Rushdie was taken to hospital. The Associated Press revealed, Rushdie’s doctor said he had surgery and was on a ventilator with a damaged liver Friday night and is in great shock.
Stanizewski said interviewer Henry Reese was treated at the hospital for a head injury and has been released.
Co-founder of City of Asylum, a residency program for writers in exile and with writer Salman Rushdie on stage at the time of the attack.
Special News Michael Hill said that security requirements for incidents are assessed on a case-by-case basis.
The organization said it was attended by a state soldier and a sheriff’s officer because of how important this special event was. Like the other attendees, Peas bought a pass for the event.
According to the event page, Rushdie was visiting the institute to discuss with Reese how the United States serves as a refuge for writers in exile.
There is also an interesting piece of news that Rushdie wrote 14 novels until the attack on ‘Charlie Hebdo’ by Salman Rushdie, one of his most popular books, The Satanic Verses, and the author’s death in 1989 from the leader of Iran. threatened.
Writer Salman Rushdie has long advocated the importance of freedom of expression and then served as president of Penn America between 2004 and 2006.
CEO Susan Nossel said in a statement that the organization was surprised to learn that writer Salman Rushdie had emailed Ukrainian writers prior to the attack.
Salman Rushdie has been targeted for decades for his words, devoting his energy tirelessly to helping others who are vulnerable and in danger.