Naxals blow up bridge in Chhattisgarh

Raipur: Naxals allegedly blew up a bridge in Chhattisgarh`s Kanker district today, just before a state minister`s convoy was to pass by from there, police said.

According police officials in Kanker, the incident took place around 10 am under Amabeda police station area, in which no casualities were reported.

State Forest Minister Vikram Usendi`s convoy was scheduled to go to Amabeda from Kanker over the bridge, they added. Police force has been rushed to the spot to take stock of the situation.