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‘Explosion’ Near Israel Embassy in Delhi, Diplomats Safe, Investigation Underway

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The Delhi Police responded to a call reporting a blast near the Israel Embassy in the national capital today. However, as of now, authorities have not discovered any evidence of an explosion.

The Delhi Police Crime Unit, along with forensic teams, reached the Israel Embassy to initiate a thorough investigation. The call, received at 5.47 pm, was transferred from the Police Control Room (PCR) of the Delhi Police.

Director of Delhi Fire Services, Atul Garg, stated, “So far, nothing has been found at the location.”

Deputy Ambassador of Israel to India, Ohad Nakash Kaynar, assured the public, saying, “This evening several minutes after 5, an explosion occurred in close proximity to the Embassy. All our diplomats and workers are safe. Our security teams are working in full cooperation with local Delhi security, and they will investigate the matter further.”

Israel Foreign Ministry spokesperson Lior Haiat provided additional details, saying, “This evening (India time), there was an explosion near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi (100 meters from the embassy).”

Haiat added, “There were no casualties as a result of the explosion, and peace to all the envoys and embassy workers. The circumstances of the incident are under investigation by the local authorities in full cooperation with the Israeli security forces.”

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