Miraculous escape for AAP candidate
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Chikkodi candidate Ashfaq Ahmed Madaki sustained minor injuries when a four-wheeler in which he was travelling overturned due to tyre burst at Kerur Cross on the outskirts of Chikkodi today.
Police said he was on his way to Chikkodi after completing his campaigning when the mishap occurred.
He and his supporter Zaroor Ahmed suffered minor injuries and driver Wasim Syed serious injuries.
All the injured were admitted to KLE Hospital in Belgaum. Though Ashfaq and Zaroor Ahmed are out of danger, the condition of the driver is stated to be serious.
AAP sources said national leader Yogendra Yadav, who was in the city, for campaigning rushed to the hospital to see the injured.
(Posted on 15-04-2014)