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Why Would Someone Want to Stab Salman Rushdie To Death?

And what we know about the man who attacked Rushdie on stage

Salman Rushdie’s photo from Wikimedia Commons. Edited by the author.

On the morning of August 12, 2022, while Salman Rushdie, an Indian-born British novelist, was being introduced to the audience at a literary event in western New York, a young man rushed to the stage and stabbed him in the chest and torso.

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S M Mamunur Rahman

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