Writer Salman Rushdie loses sight and use of hand after knife attack

Rushdie’s literary agent said the Indian writer is still recovering from the August attack in New York.

Herbent Neubauer/AFP – 16/11/2019British author Salman Rushdie speaks as he presents his book
The Iranian author was attacked in August by a man during a lecture in New York

Two months after being attacked by a man during a lecture in New YorkIranian writer Salman Rushdie there are consequences from the attack. According to his literary agent, Andrew Wylie, the writer lost the sight in one eye and the use of one hand. In a Spanish newspaper article country, Wylie said Rushdie suffered three serious injuries to his neck and 15 more to his chest and torso. he lived in United States for years after the ayatollah of WILL, Ruhollah Khomeini, issued death threats against him in 1989. The whole persecution began after the publication of his novel ‘The Satanic Verses’, which some Muslims consider blasphemous. The attacker, 24-year-old Hadi Matar, was arrested after pleading not guilty to attempted murder. murder. In an interview, Matar said he disliked Rushdie and praised Khomeini. Iran denied participation in the attack.

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