Salman Rushdie is attacked before a conference in New York State

British writer Salman Rushdie, whose founder, Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, issued a fatwa to shed his blood in 1989 because of his novel “The Satanic Verses”, was attacked today Friday. in a room in he was preparing to give a lecture in Western New York state, as reported by the media Americans. .

The Chutoka District Police, where the writer allegedly gave the lecture, confirmed that a person had been stabbed, without specifying the identity of the victim. in a phone call to AFP.