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DMK functionary's car damaged in petrol bomb attack in Chennai

Press Trust of India  |  Chennai 

Unidentified men Friday allegedly hurled petrol bombs at the house of a local DMK functionary in Central parliamentary constituency damaging a car parked there, police said.

An FIR has been registered, police said, adding CCTV footage showed the suspects were wearing helmets and moving toward the house of the functionary.

"No casualties have been reported. Investigation is on," a said.

A car parked in the house was damaged in the incident, police said.

DMK candidate in Central Lok Sabha seat and former union condemned the incident saying it was to impede the party's poll prospects in the April 18 elections.

He accused allies of TTV Dhinakaran of being behind the attack.

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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 16:45 IST