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Minor blast near Israel embassy in Delhi, no casualties; alert issued at all airports

The Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) issued an alert at all airports and important installations following the IED blast in Delhi.

January 29, 2021 / 07:45 PM IST

A minor explosion was reported near the Embassy of Israel in Delhi on January 29. The Delhi Police confirmed the low-intensity blast close to Jindal House, adding that no casualties were reported in the incident.

A statement issued by the police noted that a "very low intensity improvised device went off at 5:05 pm near Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Road near Jindal House".

No injury to any person nor any damage to property was witnessed, the police said, while adding that only windscreens of three vehicles parked nearby were damaged.

"Initial impressions suggest a mischievous attempt to create a sensation," the police said.