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Stephen King and other literary figures react as Salman Rushdie stabbed onstage

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‘The Satanic Verses’ author was stabbed in the neck while at a literary event
2 months ago·New York, United States

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Times of IndiaTimes of India

New York: Author Salman Rushdie undergoes surgery after attack, suspect in custody, says Police

Salman Rushdie, whose novel "The Satanic Verses" drew death threats from Iran in the 1980s, has been stabbed in the neck and abdomen by a man who rushed the stage as the author was about to give a lecture in western New York.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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The GuardianThe Guardian

‘This is shocking’: writers and celebrities horrified by Salman Rushdie attack

Author, who has previously faced death threats, was stabbed as he was about to deliver a lecture in western New York

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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The IndependentThe Independent

Stephen King and other literary figures react as Salman Rushdie stabbed onstage

‘The Satanic Verses’ author was stabbed in the neck while at a literary event

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Hindustan TimesHindustan Times

Salman Rushdie in surgery after being stabbed onstage

Rushdie was air-lifted to the hospital following the attack that occurred just before 11:00 am local time, Major Eugene Staniszewski of the New York state police told journalists.

2 months ago·New Delhi, India
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Independent.ieIndependent.ie

Author Salman Rushdie undergoes surgery after being stabbed in neck on stage in US

A man was last night taken into custody after writer Salman Rushdie was stabbed in the neck on stage in the US.

2 months ago·Ireland
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HaaretzHaaretz

Author Salman Rushdie stabbed on stage in New York

Rushdie’s book ‘The Satanic Verses’ has been banned in Iran since 1988, as many Muslims consider it to be blasphemous and a bounty of over $3 million has also been offered for anyone who kills the author

2 months ago·Tel Aviv- Yafo, Israel
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