Author Salman Rushdie was attacked on stage during a lecture in New York.
A man reportedly jumped on staged and stabbed the author during a lecture series at The Chautauqua Institution.
Members of the audience jumped on stage to try and help the author by lifting his legs.
The 75-year-old author of “The Satanic Verses” has been an enemy of Iran since the book was banned in the 80’s.
Iran has a bounty of over $3 million for the death of Rushdie.
There are no reports on the condition of Rushdie at the time of publication.