Information about Salman RushdieAfter he was attacked on stage, his condition has been made public. 

Agent for the author Andrew WylieThe story was told The New York TimesRushdie had been placed on a ventilator, and was unable to speak on 12 August.

“The news is not good,” the agent said. Salman could lose an eye. His nerves were cut in the arm. He also suffered severe liver damage.

Rushdie (75) took the stage on August 12 at an event held for Chautauqua Institute in New York. Soon after he arrived, a 24-year-old man allegedly jumped on stage and stabbed the novelist at least once in the neck and once in the abdomen, according to Major Eugene J. Staniszewski This is The New York State Police spoke on August 12. 

Several staff and audience members got the suspect onto the ground and a trooper took him into custody, police said.

Rushdie, who married To Padma Lakshmi from 2004 to 2007, was airlifted to a trauma center and underwent surgery, per police.