Can anyone lend me a foot? Sinn Fein's Martina Anderson laughs off injury days before European election
Sinn Fein European election candidate Martina Anderson has joked that she needs to "borrow a foot" until May 23 after badly injuring her foot.
Ms Anderson said that she needed a bit of tender loving care after she fell over a light that was on the ground.
OK folks - Need a bit of TLC— MEP Martina Anderson (@M_AndersonSF) May 12, 2019
Fell over a light that was on the ground and I didn’t see it.
It’s getting blacker by the hour!
Can anyone lend me a foot for 11 days?
I won’t let it put me down! #weebitsore pic.twitter.com/DgnoIPlJKB
The republican stalwart said she was determined not to let the accident "put her down" after posting a picture of her injured foot on social media.
"It's getting blacker by the hour!" she said.
The injury is sure to make the rest of Ms Anderson's campaigning a bit of a struggle.
Other candidates standing in the European Election on May 23 are:
Naomi Long, Alliance Party
Diane Dodds, DUP
Colum Eastwood, SDLP
Jim Allister, TUV
Danny Kennedy, UUP
Claire Bailey, Green Party
Robert Hill, UKIP
Amandeep Bhogal, Conservatives
Neil McCann, Independent
Jane Morrice, Independent
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