Mississauga: Two unidentified men walked into a restaurant on Thursday in the Canadian city of Mississauga and set off a bomb, wounding more than a dozen people, and then fleeing, authorities said.
Two unidentified suspects set off a bomb in an Indian restaurant in the Canadian city of Mississauga in Lake Ontario, injuring 15 inside the eatery on Thursday. The bomb went off at around 10:30 PM at the eatery named Bombay Bhel which injured 15 people inside, of which 3 critically injured. Mississauga is located 20 miles west of Toronto and is Canada’s sixth largest city.
The Peel Regional Police tweeted, “The two male suspects went into the restaurant and detonated their improvised explosive device, Peel Regional Police said in a Tweet. The men then fled.” Photographs posted by the police show two men wearing hoodie jackets walk into the eatery with one of them allegedly carrying an object in his hand. So far no one has claimed responsibility for this attack.
The police tweeted the description of the suspects, "First described as male, 5’10-6feet, stocky build, the mid-20s, light skin, wearing dark blue jeans, dark zip-up hoodie pulled over the head, baseball cap with light grey peak, face covered with black cloth material"
The second male described as 5’9“-5’10”, fair skin, thin build, faded blue jeans, dark zip-up hoodie hood pulled over the head, grey t-shirt, dark colored skate shoes, face covered. Looking for public’s assistance in identifying the parties that fled following the explosion.
The attack comes about a month after a white man drove a rented van into the crowd in Toronto, killing 10 people and injuring 15.