Attacks on Israeli Embassy Personnel

Monday, February 13, 2012

Police and forensic officers examine a damaged Israeli embassy vehicle after an explosion on February 13, 2012 in New Delhi, India. Police examine a damaged Israeli embassy vehicle after an explosion in New Delhi, India. (Daniel Berehulak/Getty)

Today in India an explosion tore through an Israeli diplomat's car on the streets of New Delhi, Israeli officials said. The driver and a diplomat's wife were injured. The explosion took place close to the Israeli embassy. Meanwhile in Tiblisi, Georgia Israel's Foreign Ministry said an attempted car bombing in Georgia was thwarted. 

Israeli's Prime Minister has blamed both attacks on Iran and the bomb recovered in Tiblisi may contain evidence pointing to Iranian agents.

Joining us now is Isabel Kershner, Jerusalem correspondent for our partner The New York Times. Also on the show is Ronen Bergman contributing writer for The New York Times Magazine and the author of the book "The Secret War with Iran."

Guests:

Isabel Kershner

Leave a Comment

Register for your own account so you can vote on comments, save your favorites, and more. Learn more.
Please stay on topic, be civil, and be brief.
Email addresses are never displayed, but they are required to confirm your comments. Names are displayed with all comments. We reserve the right to edit any comments posted on this site. Please read the Comment Guidelines before posting. By leaving a comment, you agree to New York Public Radio's Privacy Policy and Terms Of Use.