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).
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.