Indian police have said a bomb attack that wounded an Israeli diplomat’s wife in New Delhi last month is connected to a series of explosions in Bangkok on the same day.
Israel has accused Iran of orchestrating those plots as well as a failed bombing in the former Soviet republic of Georgia, all of which were suspected of targeting Israeli diplomats. Iran has denied any involvement.
Indian authorities had previously declined to implicate Iran in the New Delhi attack on 13 February that wounded the diplomat’s wife and three others with a bomb attached to her car by a magnet. However, they said the investigation is increasingly centering on Iranians and people with ties to Iran.
Last week, police arrested an Indian freelance journalist who reportedly worked for Iranian news organisations. Earlier this week, they issued arrest warrants for three Iranian men who had left the country.
Delhi police commissioner BK Gupta told reporters that one of those three men, Housan Afshar, had been in contact with Masoud Seda… >>>