Chhattisgarh: Naxals attack Cong leader's convoy, 8 dead

Raipur, Jul 20: At least eight people were feared dead after naxals attacked a convoy of Congress leader, Nandakumar Patel in Chhattisgarh's Myanpur on Wednesday, Jul 20.

The naxals blew up a bridge in Gariyabandh area of the state. However, the Congress leader had safely reached Myanpur police station.

Sources also reported that the militants fired on a passenger vehicle which was bruised over the blast.

Nandakumar Patel with other Congress leaders went to the village to attend a party function and had been provided a police escort and a road-opening party as the area is Naxal infested.

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