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Hadi Matar

August 18, 2022

I’m surprised Salman Rushdie didn’t die after I stabbed him: Attacker 

Hadi Matar, 24, said Mr Rushdie, 75, was “someone who attacked Islam” but did not confirm that his actions were driven by a fatwa issued by Iran in the 1980s.

Hadi Matar and Salman Rushdie
August 13, 2022

Stabbed Salman Rushdie in critical condition; liver, eye affected: Spokesman

“The news is not good. Salman will likely lose one eye; the nerves in his arm were severed, and his liver was stabbed and damaged,” the statement said.

Salman Rushdie