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Salman Rushdie wearing respirator after being stabbed, possible blindness | National News

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MAYVILLE, N.Y. (AP) — Salman Rushdie remained hospitalized Saturday after suffering serious stabbing injuries. This was met with shock and outrage by many people around the world. For years he faced death threats for his novel Satanic Verse.

Rushdie, 75, had liver damage, severed nerves in his arms and eyes, and was on a ventilator and unable to speak, his agent Andrew Wiley said Friday night. could have lost his injured eye.

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