Salman Rushdie's attacker says he's surprised author survived stabbing

Credit: IndiaTimes- Published on August 18, 2022
The man who stabbed Salman Rushdie on stage at an event in New York has said he was "surprised" to learn that the renowned Indian-born author was alive following the attack. Hadi Matar, 24, said Rushdie, 75, was "someone who attacked Islam" but did not confirm that his actions were driven by a fatwa issued by Iran in the 1980s,...

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Published on August 19, 2022 -  03:28
Author Salman Rushdie stabbed at event in New York
Police in western New York are investigating an attack on author Salman Rushdie, who was preparing to speak at an event when someone rushed up and stabbed him in the neck. CBS News senior investigative producer Pat Milton has more on what we know so far.

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