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Enrique Iglesias injured in concert drone mishap

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Image caption Iglesias with two of the nine Billboard Latin Music Awards he won in April

Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias has been receiving treatment after two of his fingers were injured by a drone camera during a concert in Mexico.

The singer had been attempting to grab the drone, used to get crowd shots during his concerts.

"Something went wrong and he had an accident," a representative for the singer revealed on Instagram.

Iglesias continued to perform after the accident before flying to Los Angeles to see a specialist.

Photos posted on social media after Saturday's concert at the Plaza de Toros de Playas in Tijuana appeared to show him with a bandaged right hand and a bloodied white T-shirt.

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Image caption Iglesias is seen reaching for the drone in this photo from Saturday's concert
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Image caption This subsequent image shows him with a bloodied bandage on his injured right hand

According to his press agent Joe Bonilla, Iglesias - son of veteran Spanish performer Julio - "decided to go on and continued playing for 30 minutes while the bleeding continued throughout the show".

The 40-year-old was then "rushed to the airport where an ambulance met him [and he] was then put on a plane to LA to see a specialist."

Iglesias, one of Latin music's biggest stars, recently took home nine prizes from the Billboard Latin Music Awards.

The next date in his Sex and Love world tour is scheduled for 3 July in Mexico City.

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