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WATCH: Moment Rushdie’s Attacker Tackled By Audience Members

Salman Rushdie attack

At a glance

  • Author Salman Rushdie was stabbed as many as 15 times.
  • His attacker, Hadi Matar, 24, rushed the stage at a literary affair near Buffalo, N.Y.
  • Rushdie’s agent said the author is on a ventilator and is likely to lose an eye, among other serious injuries.

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