New York police say Salman Rushdie suffered stab wound to his neck in on-stage attack, has been airlifted to hospital
Salman Rushdie Stabbed In Neck At New York Event, Taken To Hospital: 10 Points
Author Salman Rushdie was stabbed in the neck at an event in New York, US, on Friday. Details were scarce about his condition and the attacker, who has been detained. The 75-year-old author's writings have in the past led to threats.
Author Salman Rushdie attacked at western New York event and a suspect is in custody, police say
By Ray Sanchez, Adam Thomas, Kristina Sgueglia and Lauren Said-Moorhouse, CNNSalman Rushdie — a celebrated author and winner of the world’s top literary prizes whose writings generated death threats — was attacked and apparently stabbed in the neck on stage Friday before giving a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York, State Police said.A state trooper at the scene took the suspect into custody, police said.Rushdie was airlift…