Ammonium nitrate used in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack

Ammonium nitrate used in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack
Ammonium nitrate used in Chhattisgarh Naxal attack

Raipur/New Delhi: A preliminary forensic investigation of the May 25 Naxal attack in Chhattisgarh’s Bastar district has revealed that between 27 to 30 kilograms of explosives were used in the strike.

The forensic analysis conducted by a National Security Guard (NSG) team also revealed that ammonium nitrate was used in the explosives detonated to target the convoy of Congress leaders which killed 24 leaders, including top state party leaders Mahendra Karma and Nand Kumar Patel. Another senior Congress leader VC Shukla was seriously injured and is battling for life at a Gurgaon hospital.

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