Toronto bomb LIVE: Police hunt for ‘two hooded suspects’ after 15 are injured in an attack
- Fifteen injured in bomb attack at an Indian restaurant 20 miles north of Toronto
A police manhunt is underway after 15 people were injured when two suspects detonated a bomb inside a restaurant near Toronto, Canada.
The explosion happened inside an Indian restaurant in Mississauga, 20 miles away from Toronto, at around 10.30pm local time.
Authorities have released CCTV footage of ‘two hooded suspects’ walking into the Bombay Bhel restaurant with the improvised explosive before fleeing the scene.
Dozens of emergency crews were outside the restaurant in Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city located is in Lake Ontario, about 20 miles west of Toronto.
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Sushma Swaraj has offered the Indian government’s help after the bomb explosion in Toronto.
A heavy police presence has been guarding the Bombay Bhel restaurant overnight.
An eyewitness has said a child’s birthday party was being held inside the restaurant at the time of the attack.
Rafeal Concericao, who was nearby when the bomb exploded, described a scene of chaos after the devastating attack.
He told CBC.ca: ‘Glass was broken in the street. There was a child’s birthday party. Everything was destroyed.
‘Lots of blood in the floor. Many people were screaming. They were trying to run out from the restaurant.
‘There was a guy with glass inside his eyes. Many people were bleeding so much.’
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