A minor explosion was reported close to the Israel Embassy on Delhi's APJ Abdul Kalam Road on Friday evening. No loss of life or injury has been reported but some cars have been damaged. Delhi Police has said a minor improvised explosive device caused the blast, news agency PTI reported. Union Home Minister Amit Shah has been briefed about the incident and has directed the police to take all necessary steps to investigate the incident.
The blast happened while Beating Retreat ceremony was on at Vijay Chowk in the national capital
The CISF which guards civil airports, vital nuclear and aerospace installations, Delhi Metro and central government buildings has put on alert all its units across the country after the blast, according to reports.