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Salman Rushdie loses sight in a single eye, use of a hand: Report

Salman Rushdie loses sight in a single eye, use of a hand: Report


Salman Rushdie’s agent says the writer has misplaced sight in a single eye and the usage of a hand as he recovers from an assault from a person who rushed the stage at an August literary occasion in western New York, based on a broadcast report.

Literary agent Andrew Wylie advised the Spanish language newspaper El Pais in an article printed Saturday that Rushdie suffered three severe wounds to his neck and 15 extra wounds to his chest and torso within the assault that took away sight in a watch and left a hand incapacitated.

Rushdie, 75, spent years in hiding after Iran’s Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini issued a 1989 edict, a fatwa, calling for his dying after publication of his novel The Satanic Verses, which some Muslims contemplate blasphemous. Over the previous 20 years, Rushdie has travelled freely.

Hadi Matar, 24, of Fairview, New Jersey, has been incarcerated after pleading not responsible to tried homicide and assault within the August 12 assault on Rushdie as he was being launched on the Chautauqua Establishment, a rurally situated middle 89 kilometers southwest of Buffalo that’s recognized for its summertime lecture collection.

After the assault, Rushdie was handled at a Pennsylvania hospital, the place he was briefly placed on a ventilator to get better from what Wylie advised El Pais was a brutal assault that reduce nerves to 1 arm.

Wylie advised the newspaper he couldn’t say whether or not Rushdie remained in a hospital or talk about his whereabouts.

“He’ll dwell … That is the necessary factor, Wylie stated.

The assault was alongside the traces of what Rushdie and his agent have thought was the principal hazard … a random particular person popping out of nowhere and attacking,” Wylie advised El Pais.

“So you’ll be able to’t shield towards it as a result of it’s very sudden and illogical, he stated. 



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