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Rahul Gandhi visits Kashmiri patients with pellet injuries at AIIMS

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New Delhi: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Wednesday visited the AIIMS to inquire about the health condition of the five Kashmiri youths who had suffered grave pellet injuries.

“Gandhi reached AIIMS around 4.30 PM and inquired about the ongoing treatment of the five Kashmiri patients who were hit by pellets. He met the victims, four of whom are undergoing treatment at Dr Rajendra Prasad Centre for Ophthalmic Sciences while one of them is admitted in Trauma Centre. Gandhi was here at AIIMS for almost half an hour,” said a senior doctor at the hospital.

The five Kashmiri patients, including a 14-year-old girl and a 15-year-old boy, were admitted to AIIMS on July 23, due to the inefficient medical infrastructure at Jammu and Kashmir hospitals.

The five were among the many injured by the pellets guns during the protest, following the killing of Hizbul Mujahideen commander Burhan Wani earlier this month.

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