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Writer Salman Rushdie was attacked

According to the report, a person came on stage and punched and stabbed Rushdie, who was being presented by the presenter.

Writer Salman Rushdie was attacked on stage at an event in New York.

He should have been lectured at this event.

According to the report, one person went on stage and punched and stabbed Rushdi, who was being presented by the presenter.

In the videos taken during the incident, it can be seen that the writer fell to the ground and doctors rushed to his aid.

The attack took place on August 12 at the Chateauqua Institute in New York.

Many believers book “The Satanic Verses”. Iran and in many Muslim countries they call Rushdie an “infidel”.

Shortly after the book was published in 1988, the then leader of Iran, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, issued a fatwa for the death of Rushdie.

However Iran In the following years, the government said that it had nothing to do with Khomeini’s fatwa.

His condition is unknown

Semi-official in 2012 Iran religious fund 2.8-3.3 million for killing Rushdie dollars collected prize money.

The translator of the book into Japanese was stabbed to death in 1991.

But Khomeini’s successor is Ayatollah Ali Khamenei 20In 2005, he said that the death fatwa on Rushdie remains in force.

Rushdi, who lived in various secret places for years, claimed that people were not interested in implementing the fatwa in question. He later wrote his memoirs about the fatwa.

In 2016, the Swedish committee that awards the Nobel Prizes in Literature condemned the fatwa, saying that the killing of the writer funds collection is a gross violation of international law.

Sky News reports that he was born in India Britain writer Salman Rushdie was taken to the hospital by helicopter after the attack, but his condition is unknown.

The New York police said the attacker was detained and questioned.

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