Salman Rushdie Attacked At New York event

A celebrated author and winner of the world’s top literary prizes, Salman Rushdie was attacked on stage before giving a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution.

According to a reporter, a man was seen on the stage “punching or stabbing” the novelist before the event commenced.

A Chautauqua spokesperson who would not elaborate or confirm details about the incident said, Medical staff and police were called to the amphitheater.

A witness in the audience told newsmen that he saw novelist, Salman Rushdie attacked on stage at Chautauqua.

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Nosakhare Raymond
Nosakhare Raymond
August 12, 2022 4:29 pm