Blast in Israeli Embassy car in Delhi, four injured (Update)

   Feb 13, 7:55 pm

New Delhi, Feb 13 (ANI): Ajay Chadha, Special Secretary (Internal Security) in the Ministry of Home Affairs, on Monday informed that four people, including one lady employee of the Israeli Embassy, have sustained injuries in the fire that took place in an innova car near Aurangzeb road crossing in New Delhi.

"Delhi Police has reported that at about 3.20 an innova car of Israeli Embassy bearing number '109 CD 35' caught fire near Aurangzeb road crossing. Initial reports obtain that a foreign substance was attached to the rear of the vehicle. However, the exact cause of fire will be known after further investigation by Delhi Police," Chadha told the media here.

"The driver of the car, who is an Indian citizen and one lady employee of Israeli Embassy have sustained injuries. Two other civilians, who were traveling in another car, have also sustained minor injuries. Delhi Police will be holding a separate meeting shortly," he added.

Delhi Police immediately stepped up security around the city following the incident.

Police officials are at the spot to investigate the nature of the blast. (ANI)

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