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U.S. ambassador in South Korea recovering after bloody attack
U.S. ambassador in South Korea recovering after bloody attack

Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after being attacked in Seoul by an assailant carrying a blade, officials said. Lippert, 42, who was taken to Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, apparently suffered wounds to his face and wrist, according to media reports.  Police said the attacker used a blade about 10 inches long and shouted that North and South Korea should be reunified, according to reports.  A U.S. Embassy spokeswoman said Lippert was seated at a table at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts when he was attacked, not giving a lecture as some reports had stated. Photographs of Lippert showed...

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