October 6, 2016 / 1:12 PM / a year ago

British UKIP politician Steven Woolfe has bleeding on the brain - party colleague

LONDON (Reuters) - Steven Woolfe, a member of the European Parliament (MEP) from Britain’s UKIP party, is suffering from bleeding on the brain following an altercation at a meeting of UKIP MEPs, fellow UKIP politician Neil Hamilton told the BBC.

Steven Woolfe of the United Kingdom Independence Party (UKIP) smiles as votes are counted for the EU referendum, in Manchester, Britain June 24, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Yates/Files

“He’s been carted off to hospital with bleeding on the brain, as I understand it,” Hamilton said.

Reporting by Michael Holden, writing by Estelle Shirbon; editing by Stephen Addison

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