15 injured in explosion at Indian restaurant in Toronto

15 injured in explosion at Indian restaurant in Toronto

15 injured in explosion at Indian restaurant in Toronto

In a deadly explosion, atleast fifteen people were injured Thursday night.Police say was caused by an “improvised explosive device” ripped through a restaurant in Mississauga. Ontario in Canada..

Peel Region police say “two suspects attended the scene,” detonated the devices and fled the scene.Peel Region paramedic Joe Korstanje said three people suffered critical injuries.

 

“We transported three of them to trauma centres in what I would say is critical condition just from blast injuries,” he said.

Korstanje said the remaining 12 victims suffered what he described as minor and superficial injuries.

Police said they received a call about the explosion in the plaza near Hurontario Street and Eglinton Avenue just after 10:30 p.m. and the plaza remained sealed off early Friday.

Andre Larrivee, who lives in a nearby condo, says he was watching television and heard a loud explosion.The blast occurred just after 10:30 p.m., media reported. There was no word on the cause.

The blast comes a month after a driver plowed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto, killing 10 people and injuring 15.

Priya Ghosh

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