20 seconds of horror: How hundreds of people gasped as they watched masked knifeman leap on stage

This labelled timeline of images shows Rushdie on stage before the attack happens, then the response, the arrest of assailant Hadi Matar, 24, and subsequent air ambulance
Sir Salman Rushdie was undergoing emergency surgery last night and will ‘likely lose an eye’ after being stabbed up to 15 times in the neck in front of a horrified audience in America. The celebrated author, who has faced Islamist death... Read more