- Salman Rushdie is on a ventilator and could lose an eye
- A man stabbed the writer in the neck and abdomen when he was about to give a conference
- Rushdie was airlifted to a hospital.
the writer of the satanic versesSalman Rushdie, stands on a ventilator and could lose an eye after he was brutally stabbed to death during a conference he was hosting in western New York.
This Friday, August 12, the 75-year-old novelist was preparing to give a lecture on the stage of the Chautauqua Institution when a man stabbed him in the neck and abdomen. Rushdie was airlifted to a local hospital for surgery.
Salman Rushdie connected to respirator and could lose an eye after attack
“The news is not good,” said Andrew Wylie, the writer’s book agent, late at night. Salman he will probably lose an eye, the nerves in his arm were severed and his liver was stabbed and damaged“, He indicated about the state of health.
after i posted the satanic versesthe Indian-born novelist had to spend years in hiding because his life was in danger because Iran asked Muslims to kill him for what he had written and even put a price on his head, reported the NY Journal.