White House: Injuries 'not life-threatening' for US ambassador to S.Korea

By REUTERS
March 5, 2015 01:59

 
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WASHINGTON - The US ambassador to South Korea has been injured, but his injuries are not life threatening, a White House official said on Wednesday, speaking on background.

Ambassador Mark Lippert, 42, was attending a breakfast forum in central Seoul when an unidentified assailant attacked him, slashing him in the face, a witness at the event told Reuters.

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