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Salman Rushdie may lose eye, is on ventilator, agent says

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Salman Rushdie's agent says the celebrated author remains hospitalized and severely wounded from a vicious stabbing in New York state. Salman Rushdie is on a ventilator and unable to speak. Salman Rushdie will likely lose an eye and suffered severed nerves in an arm and damage to his liver after he was stabbed on Friday, his agent said. New York State Police have identified the suspect as Hadi Matar and continue investigating the attack. Rushdie was assaulted onstage earlier Friday as he took the stage at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York for a planned event. Authorities had yet to reveal a potential motive behind the stabbing or announce charges against Matar.
2 months ago·New York, United States

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