A group of unidentified assailants attacked the New Woodlands Hotel in Mylapore over the ongoing Cauvery row between Karnataka and Tamil Nadu, police said on Monday.
“Around 3.15 a.m., a group came to the hotel and damaged glass panels. It seems the group attacked the hotel in protest against Karnataka’s attitude in release of Cauvery river water,” a police official said..
A hotel employee confirmed the incident, adding that no person was injured in the attack.
Chennai: Unknown people hurled a petrol bomb at New Woodlands Hotel in Mylapore in early morning hours. pic.twitter.com/8WF2vLASpz
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On Friday, there was shut down in Karnataka protesting the release of Cauvery river water to Tamil Nadu.