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