SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was in stable condition after a man screaming demands for a unified North and South Korea slashed him on the face and wrist with a knife, South Korean police and U.S. officials said Thursday.
The assailant reportedly shouted "South and North Korea should be reunified”
U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed in the face and wrist on Thursday morning in Seoul by a knife-weilding man who screamed "South and North Korea should be reunified." According to the AP, a witness said Lippert was at a breakfast organized by the Korean Council for Reconciliation and Cooperation,... More »
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — South Korean media say U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert has been attacked while giving a lecture and taken to a hospital for treatment.
The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was slashed on his face and arm by a blade-wielding assailant shouting anti-war slogans in an attack in Seoul Thursday, police and reports said. The United States strongly condemned the...Show More Summary
PHOTO: A bloodied U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert after he was slashed in the face and wrist: http://t.co/ZAw4F4aACP — The Associated Press (@AP) March 5, 2015
U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked in Seoul by a man with a razor blade as he screamed, “North and South Korea should be reunified!!” CNN reports that Lippert sustained injuries to his face and his hand. Marie Harf, a State Department spokeswoman stated that Lipperts injuries are not life threatening and that he is U.S. Show More Summary
U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was hospitalized today after he was attacked by a man with a razor blade in Seoul. Read more...
The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was injured in an attack by a blade-wielding assailant Thursday in Seoul, police and television reports said. The YTN news channel, citing witnesses and police sources, said a man with a blade concealed in his right hand attacked Lippert as he was...
The US ambassador in South Korea was injured today by an assailant wielding a razor, reports CNN. The injuries to Mark Lippert were not life-threatening. He was reportedly sliced on the face and hand, and authorities say that a suspect is in custody. The 42-year-old was about to deliver a...
The ambassador's injuries are not life-threatening.
U.S. ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was attacked in Seoul, possibly by more than one person, according to U.S. government sources in the U.S. and South Korea. Lippert was injured by a small razor blade, according to Seoul police. His injuries are not life threatening, according to Marie Harf, a State Department spokeswoman. According […]
Mark Lippert, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, was reportedly attacked by a man with a razor blade before he was scheduled to deliver a speech in Seoul. He was photographed bleeding from the face and arm, but the injuries appear to be relatively minor and not life-threatening.
Ambassador brought to hospital with a face injury after being stabbed at an arts centre in central Seoul.
Mark Lippert, the U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, was attacked in Seoul on Thursday morning, but his injuries are not life threatening, a State Department official confirmed on CNN.
Mark Lippert was taken to a hospital for treatment
US envoy to Seoul Mark Lippert was taken to hospital after the attack that followed a lecture Thursday morning, reported the Yonhap news agency.
US Ambassador to Seoul Mark Lippert was attacked during a speech today. Lippert was bleeding from the head when he was taken to hospital. Yonhop News reported: U.S. envoy to Seoul Mark Lippert was seriously injured Thursday morning after being … Continue reading ?
The US Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert was attacked, US and South Korean confirmed to CNN. LIVE: South Korean media coverage of attack on U.S. ambassador (YTN) - http://t.co/dOjKcPVzB8 pic.twitter.com/jIjyPqFT4S — Matthew Keys...Show More Summary
No one knows why, but Ambassador Mark Lippert was attacked by a middle-aged man with a razor blade. ABC News: South Korean media say U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert has been attacked while giving a lecture and taken to a hospital for treatment. Yonhap news agency said Lippert was injured, but it wasn't clear the exact nature of his injuries. Show More Summary