US ambassador to South Korea slashed in face by assailant [China Daily]
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(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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It’s going to be hard to get those bloodstains out of that pink tie…