New details about Salman Rushdie's stabbing.. Two policemen did not stop the attack
Was Salman Rushdie He is scheduled to give a lecture on creative freedom at the institute Chutagua West New YorkOn Friday, a youth attacked him with a knife and stabbed him several times.
The British newspaper, “Daily Mail”, claimed that the attack was carried out Hadi Matar The 24-year-old deliberately took several steps to put himself in a position to harm Rushdie, including getting a ticket to an event where Rushdie was scheduled to speak.
Mather, an American of Lebanese descent, came to the company, he said Lecturer Before the days when it happens.
In this situation, a doctor who witnessed the stabbing incident said that although there were two policemen on the spot, they were on the job of securing the event, but the crowd intervened and stopped the assailant.
“It was the public that quelled the attack, and two policemen soon had him handcuffed,” said Ohio doctor Martin Haskell.
He pointed out that the presence of two policemen did not deter the attack, as the assailant sped towards the stage clutching a knife without hesitation.
But it is not clear where exactly the two elements stood in the event.
A spokeswoman for the New York Police Department confirmed that two police officers were already on the scene to serve Security For the event, at the request of the Chautauqua Company.
According to Haskell, many of those attending a lecture noticed that Mather frequented the Chautauqua Company yard.
And the “Daily Mail” reported that the attacker had obtained tickets to attend the concert and arrived at the venue with false identification a day before the attack.
He indicated that Rushdie was stabbed 12 times in the neck and face, while other reports indicated 10, some of which were in the abdomen.
A prosecutor in Chautauqua County, where the attack took place, said during Hadi Mather’s trial Saturday that he had traveled to the county by bus the day before the incident and bought a ticket for Wednesday’s lecture.
He insisted that the attack was premeditated and unprovoked.
Rushi’s health improved
Ayesh Taisir, Rushdie’s fellow writer, said that Rushdie’s health (aged 75) had improved and that it was instead of lifting the device. Again About him.
Daiseer wrote a tweet on “Twitter” in which he confirmed that Rushdie was talking and “joking” but that he was still suffering from serious injuries, and later deleted the tweet, but Rushdie’s agent confirmed the accuracy of the information Daiseer had given.
It is noteworthy that Mather was accused of trying to kill Rushdie, the author of the novel.Satanic VersesHowever, he is innocent.