Man in court accused of attempting to murder Salman Rushdie

Sky News published this video item, entitled “Man in court accused of attempting to murder Salman Rushdie” – below is their description.

A man has appeared in court in New York accused of attacking the author Sir Salman Rushdie.

Hadi Matar, 24, of New Jersey, pleaded not guilty to a charge of attempted second degree murder.

Rushdie, 75, suffered a damaged liver, severed nerves in an arm and an eye, and was on a ventilator and unable to speak after the attack.

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