Cops clueless on materials used in bomb

Cops clueless on materials used in bomb

The Special Cell of Delhi Police, investigating the terror attack on Israel Embassy employee, believes that the ‘magnetic bomb’ used in the attack was first of of its kind on the Indian soil. They are clueless about the materials used in the bomb.

Police are still awaiting for the Central Forensic Science Laboratory reports. “It can be known only after the CFSL report but bomb did not had shrapnel for sure,” said a senior police official of Special Cell.

“The bomb was very handy and was easily pasted on the rear side of the Toyota Innova car, carrying the wife of Israeli defence attaché. In no time, it was stuck on the car, and the blast was carried through a remote control,” said the officer.

The suspected member of a terror organisation have carried out the attack after conducting proper recce. “He knew that Talyesshoba used to pick up her two children from American Embassy school,” said the officer.

The bomb used was of high intensity as the rear side of the vehicle was totally damaged and the impact of the blast have also severely damaged other vehicles parked either adjacent or beside it at the crossing of Aurangzeb Road and Safdarjang Road. Police also said that there were no intelligence inputs regarding this and the attack especially was carried out at the embassy’s employee.

Security tightened

Meanwhile, police have beefed up security arrangements in diplomatic mission premises to foil further attacks. Additional police personnel have been deployed in the diplomatic area and their security has been reviewed.

They have also been asked to strictly check every vehicle and person visiting the area. Check posts at different sensitive locations in the nearby areas of the diplomatic residence and office have been made to regulate suspicious movements.

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