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Hadi Matar arrested for stabbing Salman Rushdie in neck in horror New York attack | NEWSRUX

New York State Police say they’ve arrested a 24-year-old man over the stabbing of Salman Rushdie at a literary occasion in western New York state on Friday.

Hadi Matar, 24, of New Jersey, was taken into custody on Friday morning after allegedly storming the stage and repeatedly stabbing the writer within the neck, New York State Trooper James O’Callaghan advised a press convention on Friday afternoon.

The 75-year-old writer was stabbed no less than as soon as within the neck and as soon as within the stomach within the neck whereas getting ready to ship an tackle on the Chautauqua Establishment in western New York state at round 11am on Friday morning, Mr O’Callaghan stated.

He was rushed to hospital by helicopter the place he underwent surgical procedure on Friday afternoon, his literary agent Andrew Wylie stated.

A New York State trooper who was on the occasion took the suspect into custody.

Mr Rushdie continues to be in surgical procedure, Mr O’Callaghan stated.

He has not but been charged, as police are ready to be taught the extent of the writer’s accidents.

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