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Mark Lippert, U.S. Ambassador to South Korea, attacked U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert was slashed on the face and wrist by a man wielding a blade and screaming that the rival Koreas should be unified, South Korean police said Thursday. Media images showed a stunned-looked Lippert staring at his blood-covered left hand and holding his right hand over a cut on the right side of his face, his pink tie splattered with blood. The U.S. State Department condemned the attack, which happened at a performing arts center in Seoul as the ambassador was preparing for a lecture, and said Lippert was being treated at a local hospital and his injuries weren’t life threatening. YTN TV reported that the man — identified by police as a 55-year-old, surnamed Kim — screamed during the attack, “South and North Korea should be reunified.” The suspect also shouted anti-war slogans after he was detained, and Seoul police say the weapon used had a 25-centimeter blade. (AP) (Photos by REUTERS/Yonhap (3), Ahn Young-joon/AP Photo, Jay Directo/AFP Photo) See more photos of the attack on U.S. Ambassador Mark Lippert and our other slideshows on Yahoo News.