'Extremely distressed' over Naxal attack: CG CM Raman Singh

"I am extremely distressed to know about the Naxal attack in Sukma. I am cancelling my Delhi tour and returning to Chhattisgarh to attend a meeting," he wrote on Twitter.

PTI| Last Updated: Apr 24, 2017, 21:02 PM IST

New Delhi: Chhattisgarh Chief Minister Raman Singh on Monday said he was "extremely distressed" over the Naxal attack in his state that killed at least 24 CRPF personnel, and cut short his Delhi visit.

Singh was in the national capital to attend some programmes and was scheduled to leave for Raipur tomorrow.

"I am extremely distressed to know about the Naxal attack in Sukma. I am cancelling my Delhi tour and returning to Chhattisgarh to attend a meeting," he wrote on Twitter.

At least 24 personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) have been killed by Naxals in Chhattisgarh's Sukma district.