New Delhi, April 5: Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Monday left for Chhattisgarh to review the security situation in the wake of the deadly Maoist attack in which 22 security personnel were killed. Shah will meet the security personnel injured in the attack.
Shah will visit the gun battle site in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur where the attack took place, a Home Ministry official said.
The Home Minister will later chair a review meeting and then reach Raipur to see the injured security personnel.
Shah also reviewed the gun battle incident on Sunday at his residence in New Delhi, asserting that the "fight against Maoists will continue and we will take it to the end".
In the meeting, the Home Minister took stock of the situation on the ground with senior officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs, Intelligence Bureau and Central Armed Police Forces soon after he reached Delhi from Assam.
He cut short his campaigning in Assam and returned to Delhi on Sunday in the wake of the Maoist attack.
A total of 22 security personnel were killed and 31 were injured in a fierce gun battle with a platoon of over 300 People's Liberation Guerrilla Army (PLGA) in Chhattisgarh's Bijapur district. - IANS