NEW DELHI, Dec 26: Teams of Delhi police and fire services rushed to the Israel Embassy in New Delhi after receiving a call about a “blast” near the embassy on Tuesday evening.
The teams searched the entire area thoroughly but found nothing suspicious and left the spot. “Yes, there was an incident here. Not sure what it is exactly yet. The police and our security team are still investigating”, the spokesperson of the Israel Embassy had said earlier.
According to Delhi Fire Services officials, the call was received at 5.47 p.m. and was transferred from the PCR (police control room) of the Delhi Police. Police and fire department officials rushed to the spot on receiving the call to carry out a search operation.
Israel’s foreign ministry said all the embassy staff were unharmed and that they were cooperating with local officials to investigate the case.