Israel blames Iran, Hezbollah for bomb targeting Israeli officials

Washington Post – Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu blamed Iran on Monday for twin attempts to bomb people affiliated with the Israeli embassies in New Delhi and Tbilisi, Georgia.

The wife of an Israeli official in New Delhi and her driver were injured in a blast from explosives slapped on their car by a passing motorcyclist, authorities said. Around the same time, a grenade-type device was found duct-taped to the bottom of a car affiliated with the embassy in Tbilisi. It was defused without anyone being injured.

Iran had vowed revenge for recent assassinations of scientists involved in its nuclear program. Hezbollah, a terrorist group sponsored by Iran had pledged to avenge the assassination four years ago of one of its leaders.

In January, 2012, Israeli sources confirmed that the terrorist attack which killed a senior Iranian scientist in Tehran was a joint operation carried out by the agents of the Israeli spy agency, Mossad, and the anti-Iran terrorist Mojahedin-e Khalq Organization (MKO).

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