US ambassador to South Korea slashed in face by assailant [China Daily]

US OUT of Korea! Is this part of the rebellion against US imperialism called for by Venezuelan President Nicholas Maduro? – Zuo Shou

(Agencies) Updated: 2015-03-05

SEOUL – The US ambassador to South Korea was slashed in the face by an unidentified assailant at a public forum in the capital early on Thursday, police and a witness said.

Ambassador Mark Lippert was attending a breakfast forum in central Seoul when a man attacked him, slashing him in the face, a witness at the event told Reuters.

Lippert, 42, was bleeding from a facial wound but was walking after the attack as he was taken to the hospital, the witness and news reports said.

A police officer said the suspected attacker was being investigated and could not immediately comment further.

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Page with photo of blood-spattered Ambassador Lippert:

It’s going to be hard to get those bloodstains out of that pink tie…


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