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Israeli bomb blast: India refuses to draw any conclusions

India refused to draw any conclusions in the Israeli car bomb blast case here in view of the arrest of a journalist, reportedly writing for an Iranian publication.



New Delhi: India on Wednesday refused to "draw any
conclusions" in the Israeli car bomb blast case here in view
of the arrest of a journalist, reportedly writing for an
Iranian publication.

"As you are aware, investigations are underway in this
case.....The investigations are pursuing various leads...and
our understanding is that no conclusions can be drawn at this
stage," official spokesperson in Ministry of External Affairs
Syed Akbaruddin told reporters.

He was asked to react to the arrest of one Syed Mohammed
Kazmi, reportedly writing for an Iranian publication. He was
allegedly in touch with the suspect who is believed to have
stuck the magnetic bomb on Israeli diplomat Tal Yehoshua`s car
on February 13.

Kazmi is alleged to have helped the suspect in conducting
the recce of the Israeli Embassy to keep a tab on arrival and
departures of the diplomats, the sources said.

The Israeli diplomat Yehoshua and an Indian driver of the
embassy vehicle were among four people injured in the blast
after a magnetic bomb stuck to their vehicle went off.

PTI

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