Two men detonated an “improvised explosive device” (IED) on Thursday, injuring 15 people inside a restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario, police said.
Regional Police say the suspects walked into the Bombay Bhel Indian restaurant about 10:30 p.m. and detonated the device and fled.
Among those injured, three people suffered critical injuries and were taken to a Toronto trauma center, officials said.
2 suspects attended the scene, detonated an Improvised Explosive Device within the restaurant. Several injured were taken to local hospital and 3 in critical condition were taken to a Toronto Trauma Centre. pic.twitter.com/yzCT59UVN6
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPoliceMedia) May 25, 2018
Their injuries were “consistent with those of an explosion,” said Brian Gibson, deputy chief at Peel Regional Paramedic Services.
The suspects placed the bomb and fled the scene as they detonated the device.
Police are investigating the crime scene and seeking the publics assistance in searching for the individuals.
More news as it breaks.