High alert in MP after Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh

  • PTI, Bhopal
  • Updated: May 26, 2013 16:27 IST

Following the deadly Naxal attack inneighbouring Chhattisgarh, a high alert has been sounded in Madhya Pradesh in Maoist-affected districts, police sources said on Sunday.

Security has been increased since last night in the areas close to Chhattisgarh and other Maoist-affected districts in the state, they said.

All range inspector generals have been directed to intensify vigil to prevent the ultras from entering the state, the sources added.

Heavily-armed Maoists ambushed a convoy of Congress leaders in Chattisgarh yesterday, killing 27 people - including senior party leader Mahendra Karma and state party chief Nand Kumar Patel. Former Union Minister V C Shukla and 31 others were injured in the incident.

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