The writer Salman Rushdie was attacked on the lecture stage in New York

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Salman Rushdie, the Indian-conceived creator who got demise

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dangers from Iran during the 1980s, was gone after Friday morning in

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New York by a man rushing to the stage where the author was

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scheduled to speak, New York State Police said. Rushdie was

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airlifted to a local hospital with stab wounds to the neck and chest, police said.

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Police have named Hadi Matar, a 24-year-olderly person from

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Fairview, New Jersey, as the suspect in care.

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The motive has not yet been established, State Police Major Yevhen

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Stanishevskyi said at a press conference on Friday evening.