The doctor who treated the famous English-language writer Salman Rushdie after the attack in New York said that Rushdie’s body had several marks of a knife attack. One of these marks was on the right side of his neck and he was covered in blood. America’s reputed newspapers new York Times According to the report, endocrinologist Rita Landman, present at the event Rushdie was about to address, went on stage and gave Rushdie first aid.
Rita said Rushdie’s body had multiple stab wounds, including one on the right side of his neck and he was lying in a pool of blood. But he appeared to be alive and was not taking CPR.
Doctor Rita said, “People present there were saying that their heartbeat is going on.”
Mumbai-born and Booker Prize winner Salman Rushdie, 75, was about to begin his speech at an event at the Chautauqua Institute in western New York on Friday when a man stepped onto the stage and punched him and then attacked him with a knife. done. Rushdie has a neck injury. He was being introduced in the program at that time.
Salman Rushdie collapsed on stage after the attack. Blood was seen in his hands. The people present there caught the attacker and later he was taken into custody. Rushdie was given first aid on stage.
After the attack on Rushdie, the governor of the US state of New York, Cathy Hochul, has said that Rushdie is alive and has been taken to a safe place by helicopter. Officials are monitoring the situation.
Significantly, author Salman Rushdie came into the limelight in 1981 with his second novel “Midnight’s Children”. The book won him international acclaim and Britain’s prestigious Booker Prize for his portrayal of post-independence India.
This was followed by his 1988 book “The Satanic Verses” which attracted the attention of the world beyond imagination as Iranian revolutionary leader Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a fatwa for his death over this writing. The novel was considered by some Muslims to be an insult to the Prophet Muhammad.
Salman Rushdie’s neck was attacked with a knife, taken to the hospital by helicopter