Rahul, Priyanka reach out to injured media persons in Wayanadtext_fields
Kalpetta: Congress President Rahul Gandhi and his sister Priyanka Gandhi Vadra Thursday extended a helping hand to some media persons who were injured after falling from a vehicle during their road show here.
A Video posted by a youth congress leader on his Facebook page showed both Rahul and Priyanka reaching out to the media persons who fell off the tightly packed open vehicle.
The journalists in the media vehicle were covering Gandhis road show after he filed his nomination papers from Wayanad Lok Sabha seat.
The journalists allegedly fell off from the open vehicle after a barricade broke and collapsed, eyewitnesses said.
Rahul Gandhi was seen holding a stretcher in which an injured journalist was shifted to a private hospital in an ambulance.
Priyanka Gandhi was seen picking and carrying the slippers of a scribe injured in the incident.
Some five journalists fell from the vehicle.
Two media persons who were injured in the incident were admitted to the private hospital, Congress sources said.