Salman Rushdie lost sight in one eye and the use of a hand in 'brutal' knife attack in New York

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Author Salman Rushdie has lost vision in one eye and the use of one hand following his stabbing in New York in August.

This is according to his agent, Andrew Wylie, who said Rushdie has about fifteen more wounds in his chest.

Wylie however said he could not disclose the novelist's whereabouts.

Rushdie has long faced death threats for his 1988 novel, The Satanic Verses.


Some Muslims regard the book as blasphemous.


Meanwhile the man charged over the attack, US-born Hadi Matar, has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder.

The attack took place at the Chautauqua Institution in New York State on 12 

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