Overseas Network, August 13. According to ABC and other media reports, on the morning of August 12, local time, writer Salman Rushdie was attacked during a speech event in New York State, USA. Currently receiving treatment, the condition of the injury is unknown.

  Video from the scene showed that when Rushdie, 75, was about to give a speech, a man rushed up to punch him and stabbed him more than 10 times.

Rushdie fell to the ground after being stabbed, and the staff swarmed around him to check the injury.

  The assassins were restrained on the spot.

Rushdie was then taken to the hospital by helicopter with obvious injuries to his neck when he was sent to the hospital.

(Overseas Net Yao Kaihong)