CHINA: Hong Kong actor Simon Yam was stabbed in the stomach while speaking on the stage in China.
Simon Yam also is known as Yam Tat-wah, is an actor and producer. He was stabbed on Saturday morning while addressing a promotional event in China.
The viral video captures the moment when a man walks on the stage and stabbed Simon Yam in the stomach.
The famous actor has appeared in more than 40 TV shows and 125 movies, including “Lara Craft Tomb Raider: The Cradle of Life.”
First Video: Simon Yam Stabbed on Stage
Simon Yam’s manager said giving details of his condition, the injuries were not life-threatening. He was stabbed in the stomach and received few lacerations on his arm. He was immediately taken to hospital in Zhongshan and was conscious all the time.
The injuries were not critical and the actor went through a minor operation.
The attacker was detained on the scene by the security officials.
The first video circulating on social media showed the 64-year-old actor being attacked. The attacker simply walks on the stage and starts attacking him after taking out the weapon from his pocket. His first attack was right into the stomach, Mr. Yam tries to move away clutching his stomach but he keeps attacking.
The security officials rush to the stage and capture the attacker.
Second Video: After Simon Yam Stabbed on Stage
The second video circulating on social media show Simon Yam clutching his tummy and asking to be taken to the hospital.
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His manager Lester Mo said he was stabbed in the stomach and also got a cut on his right hand. He went through the minor operation and is also being treated for injuries on the four fingers of the right hand.
The motive of the attack was unclear.