Author Salman Rushdie stabbed in the neck at event in New York

Author Sir Salman Rushdie, who has faced death threats for his novel The Satanic Verses, has been stabbed in the neck while on stage at an event in New York state.

The Indian-born British author has been taken to hospital by helicopter but his condition is not yet known.

Mark Gibson

Graduates in Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 1990. Move to Los Angeles California in 2004. Specialized in Internet journalism.

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