Mahendra Karma was stabbed 78 times besides being shot

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C'garh: Karma was stabbed 78 times
New Delhi, May 29: Mahendra Karma, the founder of Salwa Judum, who was ruthlessly gunned down by Maoists in Chhattisgarh along with many other Congress workers on May 25, suffered 78 stab wounds besides several bullet injuries.

According to the post-mortem report, Karma was stabbed with a blunt object several times and his assassins celebrated after his killing.

Divesh Patel, son of Chhattisgarh Pradesh Congress Committee chief Nandkumar Patel, who was also killed by the ultras, had an axe injury on his head and that led to his death, the post-mortem report said. He also had several bullet wounds on his body. Nandkumar also suffered stabbing and bullet injuries.

According to previous reports that quoted Congress leader Daulat Rohra who had survived the attack, when Karma identified himself to the ultras, he was taken aside and gunned down. Around 50 rounds of bullets were pumped into him.

The post-mortem report of Karma and senior Patel have been submitted to the state police.

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