Salman Rushdie has misplaced a watch and using a hand

Salman Rushdie has misplaced a watch and using a hand

Stabbed in August in america, the British author Salman Rushdie has since misplaced the sight of 1 eye and using one hand. These are the primary penalties of the assault he suffered, his agent advised the Spanish every day El Pais.

‘He misplaced sight in a single eye… He had three severe accidents to his neck. He’s disabled in a single hand as a result of the nerves in his arm have been severed. And he has about 15 different chest and torso accidents,’ Andrew Wylie advised El Pais in an interview printed over the weekend.

‘His wounds had been very deep (…) It was a brutal assault’ however ‘he’ll stay’, he added, thus detailing for the primary time the state of well being of the author for a number of weeks , with out indicating whether or not he’s nonetheless within the hospital.

On August 12, Salman Rushdie was about to talk at a convention in upstate New York (northeast) when a person burst onto the stage and stabbed him repeatedly, particularly within the neck and stomach.

Evacuated by helicopter to a hospital, the creator of ‘Satanic Verses’ needed to be briefly positioned on a ventilator earlier than his situation improved.

The principle suspect, Hadi Matar, an American of Lebanese origin then aged 24, was arrested instantly after the incident and pleaded not responsible throughout his trial which opened in mid-August in a court docket in Mayville, within the New York State.

The assault shocked the West however was hailed by extremists in Muslim international locations comparable to Iran and Pakistan. The author has been pursued for 33 years by a fatwa from the Iranian Supreme Information condemning him to demise.


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