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Enrique Iglesias returns to stage after hand injury, performs for troops in Oklahoma

Fort Sill FMWR via Facebook

 (Fort Sill FMWR via Facebook)

Enrique Iglesias is back at it.

The Spanish singer returned to the stage over the weekend, marking his first public appearance since he injured his hand with a drone last month.

Iglesias hit the stage for a special concert for more than 15,000 U.S. troops and their family members at Fort Sill in Lawton, Oklahoma on Saturday night. In a tweet the day before, the singer said it would be free.

 

Hey Pvt. Baker, how was AIT?Oh, you know, sang a classic song with an international superstar, whatevs. (RK-PAO)

Posted by Fort Sill on Saturday, June 27, 2015

According to Billboard, the 40-year-old singer had on a special brace and bandage as his hand is not fully healed.

After the concert, Iglesias shared a photo of the crowd, thanking them for an "amazing show."

Fort Sill Oklahoma!!! Thanks for an amazing show last night.

A photo posted by Enrique Iglesias (@enriqueiglesias) on

Iglesias made headlines earlier this month when he injured his hand during a concert in Tijuana on May 30. He had reached up to hold a camera-bearing drone to give the audience a “point-of-view” shot from his perspective on stage.

It was a stunt he’d done every night of his tour, but something went wrong. One of the drone’s propellers sliced into his right hand’s middle finger, fracturing it and cutting off a flap of skin.

Despite the severity of the accident, Iglesias continued performing with a makeshift bandage. He was later flown to Los Angeles for surgery.

Iglesias is expected to resume his tour on July 3 for three consecutive nights at Mexico City’s Auditorio Nacional.

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