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Indian police arrest 4 suspected of involvement in blast near Israel embassy

Indian police forensics experts investigating the scene after an explosion tore through a car belonging to the Israel Embassy in New Delhi, India (photo credit: AP/Kevin Frayer/File)
Indian police forensics experts investigating the scene after an explosion tore through a car belonging to the Israel Embassy in New Delhi, India (photo credit: AP/Kevin Frayer/File)

Indian police arrest four students from the city of Cargill in the Kashmir region on suspicion of involvement in an explosion near the Israeli embassy in New Delhi on January 29, Ynet news reports.

Local police had reportedly released security footage showing the suspects placing a small explosive device outside the embassy.

The blast, which occurred on the 29th anniversary of the establishment of diplomatic relations between India and Israel, shattered the windows of three parked cars. There were no injuries.

Israel and India initially suspected that Iran was linked to the explosion.

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