Special Cell to probe Israeli car blast: Delhi Police

New Delhi, February 13: The Special Cell of Delhi Police will investigate the blast in an Israeli embassy car that left four people, including an Israeli woman, injured Monday, said Delhi Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta.

The 42-year-old wife of the Defence Attache in the embassy, her driver Manoj Sharma and two other people, Arun Sharma and Manjeet Singh, were injured in the incident that took place at 3.18 p.m. at Aurangzeb Road crossing in the city.

According to hospital authorities, her name is Tal Yehoshua Koren.

Giving the sequence of the incident, Gupta said: “The woman was going to American Embassy School to pick up her children. According to an eyewitness, a biker stuck some kind of magnetic device to the car. After the motorcycle crossed, there was a blast and the vehicle caught fire.”

Gupta said there was only one person on the bike.

“The Israeli woman is being treated at Primus hospital. Her condition is stable and she is conscious while the other three have suffered minor injuries,” he said.

Gupta said a team of the Central Forensic Science Laboratory (CFSL) is examining the car to ascertain the nature of explosive used.