An explosion took place outside the Israeli embassy in New Delhi on Friday, damaging cars but not causing any injuries, police said.
A security cordon was imposed in the vicinity of the Israeli embassy after the explosion, and police and explosives disposal experts rushed to the scene.
A police statement said that the explosion was caused by a “very weak, improvised explosive device” that destroyed the windows of three neighboring cars.
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Police said the explosion took place at about 5:05 pm, local time.
An Israeli official said that his country is dealing with the small explosion near the embassy in New Delhi as a terrorist incident