Salman Rushdie off ventilator, attacker Hadi Matar pleads 'not guilty'
New York: British-American author Salman Rushdie was taken off the ventilator on Saturday night as he remained hospitalised with serious injuries after being stabbed at a literary event in New York on Aug 12, media reports said.
Hadi Matar: Anatomy of an attack on Salman Rushdie and its aftermath
Twentyfour-year-old Hadi Matar has been confirmed as the attacker of British-American author Salman Rushdie on Aug 12 on the grounds of Chautauqua Institution, New York, even as the resident of New Jersey who seemed to be an Islamist and sympathetic to Iran is hailed by a section of his community as a hero.
Hadi Matar: Anatomy of an attack on Salman Rushdie and its aftermath Sat, Aug 13 2022