Bomb explodes at Indian restaurant in Canada, injures 15

Bomb explodes at Indian restaurant in Canada, injures 15

Ottawa: At least 15 people were injured following a blast in an Indian restaurant in Canada’s Mississauga city, the media reported.

The incident took place in Bombay Bhel located in Hurontario Street and Eglinton Avenue East at around 10.30 p.m. on Thursday, reports CBC Canada when two suspects attended the scene, detonated an Improvised Explosive Device within the restaurant.

1st described as male, 5’10-6feet, stocky build, mid-20s, light skin, wearing dark blue jeans, dark zip up hoodie pulled over head, baseball cap with light grey peak, face covered with black cloth material.

2nd male described as 5’9”-5’10”, fair skin, thin build, faded blue jeans, dark zip-up hoodie hood pulled over head, grey t-shirt, dark coloured skate shoes, face covered.

According to paramedics at the scene, three of the injured suffered “critical blast injuries” and were taken to a trauma centre in the neighbouring city of Toronto.

A Peel Regional Paramedic Services spokesperson told Global News that the restaurant building appeared to be intact, but there were a lot of broken glass.

The cause of the explosion is under probe.

IANS inputs

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