New Delhi, August 12 Author Salman Rushdie was attacked in the US after threats and fatwas issued by radical Islamic leaders. He was badly injured in the attack. Rushdie was attending an event at the Chautauqua Institute in Western New York when the incident occurred. He was attacked before his lecture began. Currently, his condition is critical. The governor there has said that he is still alive.
Indian-born British-American writer Salman Rushdie has been murdered in West New York. According to information released by the New York State Police, he was attacked by a deadly assailant during an event at the Chautauqua Institute at 11 a.m. The attacker quickly climbed onto the platform. Meanwhile, he attacked Salman Rushdie and the interviewer with a knife. The attacker kneeled on Rushdie’s neck. While the interviewee got a minor injury on his head.
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