— Peel Paramedics (@Peel_Paramedics) May 25, 2018
A powerful explosion at an Indian restaurant in Ontario province in Canada has left at least 15 people injured. Police said that three of them are in serious condition.
The incident took place at ‘Bombay Bhel’ restaurant on Thursday. It is not immediately known as to how many people were inside the restaurant when the incident took place.
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.
— Sushma Swaraj (@SushmaSwaraj) May 25, 2018
Regional Police said in a tweet that two suspects entered into the restaurant and detonated an Improvised Explosive Device (IED). It said the suspects fled the scene immediately after the explosion.
No one immediately claimed the responsibility for the blast.
The External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj in a tweet has said that she is in constant touch with the Consulate General in Toronto and Indian High Commission at Canada and the Indian Missions are working round the clock
The Consulate General of India in Toronto has opened a helpline in view of the explosion at an Indian restaurant in Mississauga. The helpline number is +1-647-668-4108.