DMK on Wednesday announced a solatium of Rs. one lakh each to the families of those killed in the police firing at Paramakudi in Ramanathapuram district on Sunday.

Besides, a team headed by DMK Leader and party Treasurer M.K. Stalin would leave to Paramakudi on Thursday, to meet the families of the victims and those injured, a party release said.

Seven persons were killed in the police firing when a mob of Dalits turned violent, setting ablaze police vehicles and blocked traffic following the arrest of their leader, John Pandian at Vallanadu in Tuticorin district.