The former chief minister Vidya Charan Shukla was seriously injured in the attack. According to media reports, hi s condition was said to be critical. After the attack Shukla was rushed to Jagdalpur hospital and from there he flew to Raipur.
The Congress leaders convey was on the way to Jagdalpur after having a meeting – Parvartan Yatra in Sukma. The Chief Minister Raman Singh discussed about the attack in a meeting called later in the evening on Saturday.
While was reported that some leaders were abducted by the naxals on Saturday after attacking on the Congress convey in Bastar.