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Israeli Embassy Blast Update : NIA Steps In To Probe, Benjamin Netanyahu Thanks PM Modi For Support

Picture : Twitter / ANI

The National Investigation Agency will probe the Israeli embassy blast case, a ministry of home affairs official said.
A minor improvised explosive device blast took place near the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi on January 29 .

The day incidentally marked the 29 years of Indo- Israel ties. No injuries have been reported in the incident so far.

Meanwhile, Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu thanked his Indian counterpart Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his government’s efforts to protect Israeli representatives following the terrorist incident near the country’ s embassy in New Delhi last week.

A minor improvised explosive device (IED) blast took place near the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi on Friday evening. No one was injured.

“I spoke to my friend Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and thanked him for his government’s efforts to protect Israeli representatives following the terrorist incident near the Israeli Embassy in India,” Netanyahu wrote in a tweet.

On his part, Prime Minister Modi assured Netanyahu that the attack near the Israeli mission will be fully investigated and perpetrators brought to justice.

“Our close and valuable security cooperation will continue. We also discussed our healthcare cooperation in the context of COVID-19,” Modi tweeted.

Windscreens of several cars parked in the vicinity of the embassy on Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road were found damaged.

The explosion took place not far from Vijay Chowk, where several VVIPs including President Ram Nath Kovind, Prime Minister Narendra Modi were in attendance during the ‘Beating Retreat’ ceremony.

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