Writer Salman Rushdie suffered more than 10 stab wounds that left him with liver damage and an eye.

Author Salman Rushdie, 75, was attacked on stage at an event in New York on Friday as he prepared to give a speech on exiled writers and freedom of expression. Police identified the attacker as 24-year-old Hadi Mather of New Jersey. Britton, who is of Indian Muslim descent and has been the target of death threats because of his work, was about to give a speech when Mother burst onto the stage at the Chautauqua Institute and stabbed him 10 to 15 times.

The writer was initially assisted by a doctor in the audience. He was then airlifted to the hospital. After a long surgery, the latest information provided by the writer’s agent reveals that Rushdie is hooking up with a fan. “Salman is expected to lose an eye; nerves are cut in his arm; and his liver is punctured and damaged,” said Andrew Wylie.

The 75-year-old author has a bounty of around three million euros on his head since he wrote ‘The Satanic Verses’ in 1989. The book was banned in Iran and Ayatollah Khomeini also issued a fatwa. For the death of the author. The religious leader justified the extreme decision because his work was an insult to Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. Since then, that is, for 33 years, Rushdie has lived in hiding, constantly changing countries.

New York State Police said Friday that Hadi Mather is still in custody after allegedly assaulting a British writer. Hadi was immediately immobilized by bystanders and later handed over to authorities.

Rushdie planned for Portugal on 17 September at the Livraria Lello in Porto.

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