Indian intelligence warns of possible terror attack on Israeli targets

Marcy Oster

(JTA) — Intelligence agencies in India have warned of a possible terror attack on Israeli targets in the country.

Potential targets include the Israeli Embassy in New Delhi or Israeli tourists, according to reports. New Delhi police have beefed up security around the Israeli Embassy, The Statesman reported.

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi announced recently that he will visit Israel this year amid deepening ties between the two countries.

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Israeli security officials told the Israeli media that the warning is “routine.”

An Israeli diplomat’s wife was injured by a car bomb in New Delhi in February 2012.

In November 2008, six Jews were killed at a Mumbai Chabad house during attacks on several sites throughout the city by a Pakistani terrorist group that left 166 dead and hundreds wounded.

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