The Satanic Verses' Author Salman Rushdie Attacked on the Stage

The Author Salman Rushdie was attacked at an event for speaking at Chautauqua, New York

A man was arrested on Friday who swarmed the stage and then stabbed the author in the neck, police said.

Rushdie was transported on a helicopter for transport to the hospital

According reports from New York State Police

The doctor said that the condition of the patient was not yet known

The incident took place at around 11 a.m

When a man rushed on the stage from behind and began to attack Rushdie along with the Reporter