By Steven Borowiec and Lauren Raab, Los Angeles Times (TNS)
SEOUL, South Korea — Mark Lippert, the U.S. ambassador to South Korea, was being treated for non-life-threatening injuries Thursday after being attacked in Seoul by an assailant carrying a blade, officials said.
Lippert, 42, who was taken to Kangbuk Samsung Hospital, apparently suffered wounds to his face and wrist, according to media reports.
Police said the attacker used a blade about 10 inches long and shouted that North and South Korea should be reunified, according to reports.
A U.S. Embassy spokeswoman said Lippert was seated at a table at the Sejong Center for the Performing Arts when he was attacked, not giving a lecture as some reports had stated.…