Chhattisgarh Naxal attack: Congress leader VC Shukla remains critical, say doctors
Gurgaon, May 26 (ANI): Doctors treating injured Congress leader VC Shukla, who suffered gunshot injuries in the Maoist attack on a Congress rally in Chhattisgarh, here on Sunday said that his condition remains critical.
The 84-year-old Shukla was airlifted to Gurgaon's Medanta hospital from Chhattisgarh this morning.
Dr AK Dubey from Medanta confirmed that Shukla is being treated for gunshot wounds, and said his condition remained critical.
At least 27 people, including senior Congress leader Nand Kumar Patel, Mahendra Karma, were killed and several others injured when heavily-armed Maoists ambushed a convoy of party leaders inside a dense forest in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district.
The body of Chhattisgarh Congress chief Nand Kumar Patel, who was kidnapped along with his son after Maoists ambushed a convoy of party leaders, was found on Sunday in a forest in Bastar district. The body has been spotted near Darba Gati Valley, police said.
Maoists had kidnapped Patel and his son Dinesh after attacking the convoy of Congress leaders. (ANI)
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