Probe into blast near Israel embassy handed over to NIA

National Security Guard soldiers inspect the site of a blast near the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi on Jan. 30, 2021.   | Photo Credit: AP

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has ordered the National Investigation Agency (NIA) to probe the January 29 explosion near the Israel Embassy in Delhi.

Also read: Letter found at the blast site near Israeli embassy leaves investigators puzzled

An Improvised Explosion Device (IED) was set off at a pavement near the embassy, damaging few cars. No one was injured.


The Special Cell of the Delhi Police was investigating the case. A handwritten note found near the explosion site and addressed to Ambassador Ron Malka said the explosion was just a trailer to avenge the killing of Iranian military commander Qasim Soleimani and others.

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