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Peruvian presidential candidate’s car runs over reporter

Cameraman Arturo Sandoval, from Canal 2 Frecuencia Latina, was taken to the hospital after being hit by the car driving Peruvian presidential candidate Ollanta Humala to a debate in Lima, La República reports.

The car was attempting to get away from press that were following it and drove directly over the reporter’s legs. “It this happened we are going to assume responsibility. We regret this situation, we want more order,” said Humala, quoted by Correo Perú.

Note from the editor: This story was originally published by the Knight Center’s blog Journalism in the Americas, the predecessor of LatAm Journalism Review.

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