We don't accept or deny allegations against Iran: Envoy

New Delhi car blast
New Delhi, Feb 15: Iran on Wednesday said it would neither accept nor deny Israeli allegation that Tehran was behind the attack on its mission employee here and expressed hope that New Delhi will verify the case and clarify the real position.

"We are not accepting or denying this (Israeli allegation about Tehran being behind the car bomb blast here on Monday). We don't know anything," Iranian Ambassador to India Mehdi Nabizadeh told reporters here. He was responding to allegations levelled by Israel that Iran was behind the magnetic bomb attack on its mission employee near Prime Minister's residence here.

Nabizadeh said the incident happened in India and the authorities here have to verify the case. "We hope that India to verify the case to know the real position. Till now, their final reaction has not come. We hope it will come," Nabizadeh said.

Tal Yehoshua(40), wife of a Israeli Defence Attache, who herself is a diplomat and working in the mission, was critically injured in the explosion and underwent surgeries at the private Primus hospital to remove splinters from her spine and liver. She was among the four persons wounded due the blast.


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