MIL OSI – Source: United States Department of State – Press Release/Statement:
Headline: U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea, Mark Lippert Assaulted
We can confirm that U.S. Ambassador to the Republic of Korea Mark Lippert was assaulted Thursday morning in Seoul while giving a speech. We strongly condemn this act of violence. The Ambassador is being treated at a local hospital. His injuries are not life threatening. Embassy Seoul is coordinating with local law enforcement authorities. We do not have any additional details to share at this time.