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Salman Rushdie is on ventilator and may lose an eye after attack, agent says – latest updates

Rushdie is in surgery after he was stabbed in the neck as he prepared to give speech in Chautauqua, in upstate New York Salman Rushdie attacked onstage at New York event Writers and celebrities horrified by Salman Rushdie attack Here are more reactions on Rushdie’s stabbing from those in the writing community, from Maya Yang for the Guardian: Journalists, writers and celebrities reacted with shock and horror after author Salman Rushdie was attacked onstage at an event in New York state on Friday. Rushdie was attacked as he was about to deliver a lecture at the Chautauqua Institution in western New York , according to witnesses. Police later said he had been taken to hospital with an apparent stabbing wound to the neck. Continue reading...
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