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Blasphemous author Salman Rushdie stabbed on lecture stage in New York
August 13, 2022

In the United States, blasphemous author Salman Rushdie has been stabbed in New York while on stage at a literary event.

In a statement, New York State Police official told the BBC that Rushdie is now undergoing surgery at a local trauma centre. Police detained a suspect named as Hadi Matar from New Jersey.