Mark Lippert bloodied from the attack
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US ambassador to South Korea attacked in Seoul

The US ambassador to South Korea, Mark Lippert, was attacked in Seoul by a man who slashed him with a knife

He needed 80 stitches to wounds on his face and wrist after being slashed by a man calling for the reunification of North and South Korea.

Police in South Korea are searching the home of the attacker.

Steve Evans reports from Seoul.

  • 05 Mar 2015