Al Jazeera English published this video item, entitled “Author Salman Rushdie on ventilator after attack in New York” – below is their description.
Salman Rushdie, the Indian-born British author whose writing led to death threats from Iran in the 1980s, has been stabbed as he was about to give a lecture in southwestern New York state. After being airlifted to hospital where he spent hours in surgery, Rushdie was on a ventilator and unable to speak on Friday evening.
Police identified the suspect as 24-year-old Hadi Matar from New Jersey.
Al Jazeera’s Kristen Saloomey reports from New York.
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