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Naxal attack: VC Shukla airlifted to Gurgaon hospital

delhi Updated: May 26, 2013 11:22 IST

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Senior Congress leader VC Shukla, who was injured after heavily-armed Maoists ambushed a convoy of party leaders in Chhattisgarh's Bastar district, was on Sunday airlifted to a hospital near Delhi from Raipur.

84-year-old Shukla on Saturday underwent an operation in Jagdalpur hospital for removal of three bullets he had received in the attack.

"An Air ambulance of Medanta Hospital airlifted Shukla around 5 30 am. His condition was stable," Vikasvijay Bajaj, media coordinator, Chhattisgarh Congress said in Raipur.

Congress sources said in Delhi that he has been admitted to Medanta Hospital.

Heavily-armed Maoists ambushed a convoy of Congress leaders in Chattisgarh's Bastar district yesterday killing 27 people including senior Congress leader Mahendra Karma, and injuring Shukla and 31 others.