Petrol bomb attack on a Sikh temple in Edinburgh

_103197703_doorPolice investigate petrol bomb attack on Sikh temple in Edinburgh

Source: BBC News

A petrol bomb attack on a Sikh temple in Edinburgh is being treated as a hate crime.

No-one was injured in the incident at the Guru Nanak Gurdwara Sahib, which is on the corner of Mill Lane and Sheriff Brae in Leith, at 05:05 but the building was damaged.

Detectives believe whoever was responsible deliberately targeted the temple.

Fire caused extensive smoke damage and police have appealed for witnesses.

A committee member at the temple said a holy Sikh scripture inside the building was not damaged as it was upstairs.

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