A low-intensity explosion happened near the Israel Embassy in Delhi, local news channels in India report.
The nature of the explosion being ascertained. According to videos and photos, some broken glasses can be spotted at the scene.
There are no reports of injures so far. The police and other law enforcement officials are further investigating the explosion incident near the Israeli embassy.
The law enforcement said the improvised explosive device-caused explosion happened at APJ Abdul Kalam Road near the Israeli embassy.
The blast took place near a footpath. Windscreen glasses of several cars parked on the opposite side of the road were damaged in the explosion.
A fire brigade official told local media that a call was received around 5.45 pm about an explosion.
Israeli Foreign Ministry confirmed the explosion and that no one was hurt in the incident.
Israeli officials say they’re treating the blast in New Delhi near the Israeli embassy as an attempted terrorist attack. Meanwhile, Indian officials have assured Israel that they will spare no effort to protect the Israeli embassy and diplomats.
Today, the two countries are celebrating their 29 years of India-Israel diplomatic relations.
Videos: Explosion near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi
NEW: Dr. APJ Abdul Kalam Road in New Delhi has been shut for vehicular traffic as Delhi Police teams along with central agencies and forensic teams investigate the blast site. pic.twitter.com/ZzrEl9eYcD
— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) January 29, 2021
#WATCH | Delhi Police team near the Israel Embassy where a low-intensity explosion happened.
Nature of explosion being ascertained. Some broken glasses at the spot. No injuries reported; further investigation underway pic.twitter.com/RphSggzeOa
— ANI (@ANI) January 29, 2021