5 Karnataka vehicles destroyed in T.N.
RAMESWARAM: Five tourist vehicles bearing Karnataka registration numbers were vandalised by members of pro-Tamil outfits, including the Naam Tamizhar Katchi and Tamil Nationalist Movement, on Monday at Rameswaram following reports of violence against Tamils in Karnataka over the Cauvery row.
Eight persons were arrested in connection with the incident even as various parts of Tamil Nadu witnessed stray incidents of protests and demonstrations against Karnataka establishments, particularly the branches of Karnataka Bank Ltd. and State Bank of Mysore. However, no one was injured.
Police said the vehicles a tourist bus, two cars and two motorbikes were escorted by the respective district and city police en route Bengaluru.