Naxals may try to target urban areas: Sushilkumar Shinde

Last Updated: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 19:33

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: After the massacre of 27 people, including Congress leaders, in Chhattisgarh, Home Minister Sushilkumar Shinde on Thursday said that full protection will be given to politicians working in Naxal-affected states.

Shinde said that the Home Ministry has got specific information that Naxals may try to target urban centres.
The Home Minister will visit Chhattisgarh tomorrow.

Maoists on Saturday evening ambushed a convoy of Congress leaders in a heavily forested area in Bastar region of Chhattisgarh, killing 28 people. Among those killed were state Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel, his son Dinesh, party leader Mahendra Karma and former legislator Uday Mudliyar.

The injured included former union minister VC Shukla.

First Published: Thursday, May 30, 2013 - 19:23
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