Bomb Attacks on Israeli Envoys in India and Georgia


Police and forensic officials examine a damaged Israeli embassy car after an explosion in New Delhi. (Photo: Parivartan Sharma/Reuters)

Attackers attempted to detonate two bombs outside Israeli embassies in India and Georgia adding more fuel to the fire of tensions building up between Israel and Iran.

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Israel is blaming Iran and its ally, the Lebanon-based militant group Hezbollah for attacks on Israeli diplomats.

In New Delhi, a blast destroyed the car of an Israeli embassy official injuring four people including a diplomat's wife.

Apparently a bomber on a motorcycle attached an explosive device to the vehicle.

The attack in the Georgian capital Tbilisi was reportedly foiled.

Anchor Marco Werman talks to The World's Middle East correspondent Matthew Bell.