Minor Explosion Outside Israeli Embassy In Delhi, No Injuries Reported
File photo of a Delhi Police barricade. (Photographer: T. Narayan/Bloomberg)

Minor Explosion Outside Israeli Embassy In Delhi, No Injuries Reported

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A minor improvised explosive device blast took place outside the Israeli Embassy in the heart of Lutyens' Delhi on Friday evening, the police said. No one was injured.

"A very low intensity improvised device went off... No injury to any person was reported and nor was there any damage to property except the glass panes of three vehicles parked nearby," Delhi Police Additional Public Relations Officer Anil Mittal said.

He said initial impressions suggest it could be a mischievous attempt to create a sensation.

The fire department received the call at 5.11 p.m., as the Beating Retreat ceremony was going on at Rajpath, a few kilometres away. Three fire tenders were rushed to the embassy, a fire service official told PTI.

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