According to local media reports, an explosion occurred at an Indian restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga on Thursday night. At least 15 people have reportedly been injured.
According to the Canadian broadcaster CP24, emergency crews responded to the area of Hurontario Street and Eglinton Avenue at around 10:30 p.m.
Canadian police said they are looking for two men suspected of exploding a bomb inside an Indian restaurant in a Toronto suburb.
“2 suspects attended the scene, detonated an Improvised Explosive Device within the restaurant,” the Peel Regional Police tweeted.
Police said the suspects — hooded and masked men in their mid-20s — fled the scene immediately after the incident.
Roads reportedly have been blocked off in the area as local authorities launched investigation into the incident. Local media reported, citing paramedics, that at least three persons have suffered serious injuries and were taken to a Toronto trauma center in critical condition.
“Peel Paramedics have transported 15 [patients] from The Bombay Bhel restaurant in Mississauga. 3 [patients] were taken to trauma centres with critical blast injuries,” the Peel Regional Paramedic Service (PRPS) tweeted.
The reported explosion ripped through an Indian restaurant at a Mississauga plaza on Thursday night, Canada’s CBC broadcaster said.