New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the AIIMS here to enquire about the condition of five Kashmiri patients admitted with severe eye injuries from pellet guns, hospital authorities said.
Rahul Gandhi reached All India Institute of Medical Sciences around 4.30 p.m. and was there for half an hour. He enquired about the treatment of the five Kashmiri patients.
“Rahul Gandhi met the patients and inquired about their ongoing eye treatment. He was explained about the condition of the patients by the doctors,” a senior hospital authority said.
The five Kashmiris, including a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, were admitted to AIIMS on July 23.
The five are among the many who have suffered pellet injuries during the protests in the Kashmir Valley, following A statement issued by Congress in Srinagar said that Rahul was accompanied by JKPCC Chief G A Mir visited injured in AIIMS (New Delhi).
A statement issued by Congress in Srinagar said that Rahul was accompanied by JKPCC Chief G A Mir.
“The youngsters with grievous injuries namely Insha (Sedho Shopian), Asif (Khanabal, Islamabad), Junaid (Qazigund), Firdous (Sopore) and Zahid are undergoing treatment in AIIMS,” the statement said.
“Both, Rahul Gandhi and G A Mir, enquired about their condition,” the statement said.