Delhi IED Blast:
Police have found clues in the Delhi IED blast outside the Israeli embassy in the Lutyens area of Delhi. The whole of Delhi was shaken after the blast in Delhi last night. Although there were no casualties in the Delhi IED blast, several vehicles present at the spot were damaged. During the investigation, the police found an envelope near the Israeli embassy, on which there was some mention about the Israeli embassy.
Meanwhile, the investigating agencies have also got some clues from 3 CCTV cameras. The blast took place in Delhi at a time when a beating retreat was being organized here. The site of the blast was just one and a half kilometers from the Beating Retreat. No terrorist group has so far claimed responsibility for the blast near the Israeli embassy. Alerts have been issued in several states since the incident.
No casualties reported
A minor IED exploded outside the Israeli embassy on Aurangzeb Road in Delhi’s Lutyens area on Friday evening. However, no casualties were reported in the blast. The police gave this information. Additionally, Anil Mittal said that some cars were damaged in Delhi IED blast in the high-security area. The initial investigation revealed that someone did this prank to create a sensation. The Home Minister Amit Shah is in touch with the Delhi Police’s top officials and is keeping an eye on the situation. Delhi Police Commissioner SN Srivastava visited the spot and took stock of the situation of Delhi IED blast.
Investigators found an address-written envelope at the blast site
After inspecting the spot, Commissioner of Police SN Srivastava said that a special cell of Delhi Police was investigating the IED blast case outside the embassy. Investigators found an envelope with the Israeli embassy’s address at the site of the blast, sources said. However, he did not share the comments found in the envelope and any information related to it.
The blast took place when a ‘beating retreat’ was being held a few kilometers away to mark the Republic Day celebrations, which President Ramnath Kovind, Vice President M Vaikenya Naidu, and Prime Minister Narendra Modi. External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar has spoken to Israeli Foreign Minister Gabi Ashkenaz on the phone about the incident and assured him of Israeli diplomats’ full security and missions.
Enhanced security at these places after the blast
Sources said that after the Delhi IED blast, the CISF protecting the airports, important nuclear and space science installations, Delhi Metro and Central Government buildings had been alerted. In February 2012, the car of a diplomat of the Israeli embassy in Delhi was attacked when a motorcycle rider planted an explosive in the car at a traffic signal. News Source