Police are scanning the area where the blast took place to find the reason behind the explosion. No battery or electronic device found yet: Sources A low-intensity explosion occurred near the Israel Embassy in #Delhi on Friday.
Low Intensity Blast occured 5.05 near Israel embassy. Delhi security beefed up. 3 vehicles damaged in blast.MHA summons seeks report from the Delhi Police Commissioner. India Israel diplomacy begins Jan 29, 1992.
Benjamin Netanyahu on Friday expressed ‘full confidence’ in the Indian authorities in ensuring the safety of Israelis and Jews in India following a blast close to the country’s embassy in New Delhi.
A minor improvised explosive device (IED) blast took place outside the Israeli Embassy in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi on Friday evening.
India’s National Security adviser (NSA) Ajit Doval spoke to his Israeli counterpart Meir Ben-Shabbat and updated him on the situation and ongoing investigation into the bombing near the Israeli embassy, officials said in Jerusalem.
Israeli foreign ministry said all its diplomats and embassy staff are ‘safe and sound’ following the blast.
‘An explosion occurred a short while ago, close to the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi. There are no casualties and no harm was done to the building. All Israeli diplomats and embassy staff are safe and sound,’ a foreign ministry release said.
‘The event is being investigated by the Indian authorities who are in contact with Israeli officials,’ it said, adding that the foreign minister is frequently being updated on the situation and has directed to take all necessary precautions.
Blast outside Israeli Embassy, some cars damaged. Delhi Police team reached near the Israel Embassy where a low-intensity explosion happened.
Nature of explosion being ascertained. Some broken glasses at the spot.
No loss or injuries to life. Reports ANI