New Delhi, January 29
A low-intensity blast took place outside the Israeli Embassy on Friday evening, the police said. No one was injured. Some cars were damaged in the explosion that took place near the pavement outside the embassy on APJ Abdul Kalam Road, a very high-security zone in the national capital.
The police said it was a low-intensity IED that went off at 5.05 pm. A team of Special Cell personnel was the first to reach the site. An anti-bomb squad and a fire tender were rushed to the spot. They carried out searches to find out if there were more explosives in the area.
External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar spoke to his Israeli counterpart Gabi Ashkenazi a few hours after the explosion. — TNS