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Petrol bomb attack at Hindu outfit functionary’s house

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Coimbatore: A petrol bomb was hurled at the house of a pro-Hindu outfit’s functionary at Mettupalayam near here in the early hours of today, partially damaging a car and two-wheeler parked in the porch, police said. Dhanpal of Hindu Munnani, working as a manager in a petrol bunk, noticed the burnt vehicles when he returned home from duty in the morning, they said. On receipt of information, police visited the spot and recovered a metal can containing petrol and wicks. A special team has been formed to nab the miscreants, police said. A month ago, unidentified persons hurled a petrol bomb at the house of BJP district president C R Nandakumar in the city.