South Korean police say they have detained a man suspected of setting fire to the birthplace of late military dictator Park Chung-hee, the father of current President Park Geun-hye.
The fire Thursday happened in the southern city of Gumi. It comes as Park Geun-hye faces a push in parliament to impeach her over allegations that she allowed a confidante to pull government strings and extort businesses.
Millions of people have protested against Park over the last month.
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Police in Gumi say that at least one of the buildings at the home, which is now a tourist site, was seriously damaged.
South Korea's Yonhap news agency says that the hall that houses an altar of the senior Park and his late wife was completely burned down.