India links Delhi and Thailand attacks

2012-03-17 12:35
New Delhi - Indian police say a bomb attack on an Israeli diplomat's wife in India is connected to a failed attack in Bangkok the next day blamed on a group of Iranian men.

Israel has accused Iran of carrying out both attacks as well as a failed bombing in the former Soviet republic of Georgia. Iran has denied any involvement.

Indian police issued arrest warrants earlier this week for three Iranians who had left the country and were accused of involvement in the Delhi blast on February 13.

Delhi Police Commissioner BK Gupta told reporters that one of those men had been in contact with Masoud Sedaghatzadeh, who was arrested in Malaysia and is accused of involvement in the blast in the Thai capital, Bangkok.

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