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Kerosene bomb hurled at Chennai police station, no one injured

Miscreants hurled a bottle filled with kerosene at the Teynampet police station in Chennai.

india Updated: Jul 13, 2017 10:27 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, Chennai
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Unidentified men threw a kerosene bomb at a police station in Chennai on Thursday.(AFP File Photo / Representational)

Unidentified persons hurled a kerosene-filled bottle on Thursday at the Teynampet police station in Chennai, resulting in a fire, police said. However, no one was injured in the incident.

Miscreants hurled the bottle filled with kerosene which landed on the pathway, resulting in a fire, city police commissioner AK Viswanathan told PTI. “The fire was immediately put out and none suffered injuries,” he said.

Viswanathan, who visited the spot along with senior officials, said a probe was on into the incident and that they were looking into different angles as part of the investigation.

First Published: Jul 13, 2017 10:27 IST