Explosion at an Indian restaurant in Canada injures at least 15

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Explosion at an Indian restaurant in Mississauga, in Canada’s Ontario, has injured not less than 15 people, out of which three are critical.

Reportedly, two men entered the restaurant, after which three explosions were heard.

According to reports, police cordoned off the area after receiving a call about the incident, following which a dog and bomb squad were deployed in the area.

Police said one of the suspected perpetrators is a male in his mid-20s. His face was covered with a mask and head with a hoodie. The other man was wearing a similar hoodie covering his face.

The attackers reportedly fled the restaurant immediately after the blast.

Police have launched a manhunt for the suspects.

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informing that she was in touch with Consul General in Toronto said through Twitter, “There is a blast in Indian restaurant Bombay Bhel in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. I am in constant touch with our Consul General in Toronto and Indian High Commissioner in Canada. Our missions will work round the clock. The Emergency number is: +1-647-668-4108”.

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