Blast near Israel Embassy in Delhi: Police find 2 suspects, letter to ambassador;  Travel advisory issued.  top 10 updates

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Blast near Israel Embassy in Delhi: Police find 2 suspects, letter to ambassador; Travel advisory issued. top 10 updates – Gudstory

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A day after receiving a call about a suspicious explosion being heard near the Israel Embassy, ​​Delhi Police has zeroed in on two ‘suspects’ after examining the CCTV footage. However, the news agency quoted sources as saying that the authorities have not confirmed the involvement of the two. Year.

He said that two persons roaming near the Israel Embassy on Tuesday evening have emerged as suspects in the alleged blast incident. “We are trying to ascertain their identity and what they were doing in the area at the time of the call. Things will become clear only after interrogating him.

Blast near Israel Embassy in Delhi: 10 things we know so far

1) The Israeli National Security Council has issued a travel advisory for its citizens in India, suspecting that the blast near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi on Tuesday was “a possible terrorist attack”.

2) No one was injured in the explosion near Israel Embassy in Chanakyapuri Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi on Tuesday evening. PTI informed of.

3) When contacted, Israeli embassy spokesperson Guy Nir said, “We can confirm that there was an explosion near the embassy around 5:48 pm. Delhi Police and security teams are still investigating the situation.”

4) The Israeli National Security Council (NSC) recommendations on Tuesday, which come amid concerns of a “repetition of incidents”, apply specifically to New Delhi. Israeli citizens have been warned to try to avoid going to crowded places.

5) Soon after the blast in the Green Belt area outside the Central Hindi Training Institute located near the Embassy, ​​teams from Delhi Police’s Special Cell, Bomb Disposal Squad and Fire Department reached the spot. A search operation was conducted in the area for about three hours.

6) The blast in New Delhi comes amid the ongoing Israel-Hamas war in Gaza, where more than 20,000 people have been killed. Israel is facing immense pressure from the rest of the world to reduce its airstrikes on Gaza area and several organizations in India have protested against the deaths of Palestinians in Gaza.

7) This is not the first time that an explosion has been reported near the Israel Embassy in New Delhi. In 2021, there was a low intensity explosion outside the Israeli Embassy.

8) Although there were no casualties in the blast, it left a crater on the road and three cars were damaged in the blast. India’s anti-terrorism agency National Investigation Agency (NIA) took over the investigation of the case and the investigation is still ongoing.

9) In February 2012, the wife of an Israeli security staffer at the embassy was injured in an attack on her car in New Delhi.

10) Security has been tightened around the Israel Embassy in New Delhi since the outbreak of war between Israel and Hamas earlier this year, security officials said.

(with inputs from agencies)

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Published: 27 Dec 2023, 09:42 am IST


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