Israeli embassy personnel in India and Georgia targeted

The fact that the attempted bombings came on the anniversary of the assassination of Hezb'allah operations chief Imad Moughniyeh points to Iran as the probable culprit. if true, the attacks may also be retaliation for the recent deaths of Iranian nuclear scientists. Reuters: Bombers targeted staff at Israel's embassies in India and Georgia on Monday, wounding four people, and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu accused Iran and its Lebanese ally Hezbollah of involvement. The New Delhi bomb wrecked a vehicle with diplomatic plates and Israel's parliamentary television channel said the wife of Israel's Defence attache and her driver were among four people hurt. The Tbilisi bomb was defused safely by Georgian police. Israel had put its foreign missions on especially high alert ahead of the February 12 anniversary of the assassination, in 2008, of the military mastermind of Lebanon's Hezbollah guerrillas, Imad Moughniyeh. Iranian-backed Hezbollah had vowed to avenge Moughniyeh's...(Read Full Post)