Newshub18 :Ventilator opened, Rushdie speak.
British novelist Salman Rushdie’s ventilator was taken off last Friday night. He can speak. Salman Rushdie’s assistant Andrew Wylie has reported this information in the Washington Post news.
An American citizen of Lebanese origin has been arrested by the police in the attack on Salman Rushdie. Hadi Matar (24) has been accused of carrying out a ‘premeditated attack’. However, Hadi denied the attack with the intention of killing Matar. NDTV says that Salman Rushdie is undergoing treatment at the hospital with serious injuries. Salman Rushdie was attacked before speaking at a literary event at the Shitokoya Institute in New York on Friday.
He was stabbed in the stomach and neck. The injured Rushdie was airlifted to a hospital in Pennsylvania. He underwent surgery there.
Many people around the world mourned the attack on Rushdie. US President Joe Biden condemned the attack.
Rushdie’s attacker, Hadi Matar, is believed to be sympathetic to radical Shiites and Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps, based on his social media activity.
75-year-old Salman Rushdie was born in Mumbai, India. He went to the UK at the age of 14. After studying there, he started writing. He won the Booker Prize in 1981 for the novel ‘Midnight’s Children’. His fourth novel ‘The Satanic Verses’ was published in 1988.
The following year, Iran’s religious leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei issued a fatwa to kill this writer, accusing him of blasphemy. After that, Salman Rushdie was hidden from the public eye for a long time in the UK.
Since 2020, Salman Rushdie has been living in the United States. Three decades after Iran’s fatwa, he was leading a very normal life. In this attack on him.