Yangon: A petrol bomb was thrown into Myanmar State Counsellor and de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi’s residential compound here on Thursday, an official said.

Suu Kyi was in Nay Pyi Taw at the time of the incident and there were no casualties, Director-General of the State Counsellor office U Zaw Htay told Xinhua news agency.

“We were able to put out the fire in time,” he said. Authorities were searching for the perpetrator, the report said.