Team Of Delhi Police's Special Cell Visits Blast Site Near Israel Embassy

The Special Cell of the Delhi Police is investigating the blast that happened on Friday evening in the heart of the national capital and collecting evidence as part of the investigation, officials said.

Delhi Police's Special Cell is investigating the blast that happened near the Israel Embassy on Friday

New Delhi:

A team of Delhi Police's Special Cell this morning visited the spot near the Israeli Embassy where an Improvised Explosive Device or IED blast took place, officials said.

The Special Cell is investigating the blast that happened on Friday evening in the heart of the national capital and collecting evidence as part of the investigation, they said.

The Delhi Police said that the improvised explosive device (IED) went off at 5:05 pm and no one was injured and there was no damage to any property.

An envelope addressed to the Israeli Embassy and containing a note was found at the site of the blast, sources had told news agency Press Trust of India on Friday.

They said the envelope was addressed to embassy officials, but did not divulge any further details including contents of the note.

The blast took place when President Ram Nath Kovind, Vice President M Venkaiah Naidu and Prime Minister Narendra Modi were present a few kilometres away at the Beating Retreat ceremony at the culmination of the Republic Day celebrations.
 

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