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US ambassador slashed in the face

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - 00:47

Still photographs show U.S. Ambassador to South Korea Mark Lippert bleeding after he was slashed in the face by an unidentified assailant in Seoul. Rough cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT (NO REPORTER NARRATION) The U.S. State Department said the American ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was injured in an assault during a breakfast speech in Seoul but that his injuries were not life threatening. Still photographs showed Lippert bleeding after he was slashed in the face by an unidentified assailant at a breakfast forum. State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said Lippert was being treated at a hospital. U.S. President Barack Obama called Lippert to wish him a speedy recovery, White House National Security Council spokeswoman Bernadette Meehan said.

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US ambassador slashed in the face

Wednesday, March 04, 2015 - 00:47