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15 hurt in blast at Indian restaurant in Canada

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Published May 26, 2018, 5:33 am IST
Updated May 26, 2018, 5:33 am IST
Ambulance services said that three of the 15 people taken to hospital had “critical blast injuries”. (Representational Image)
 Ambulance services said that three of the 15 people taken to hospital had “critical blast injuries”. (Representational Image)

New Delhi: A homemade bomb exploded at an Indian restaurant in Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city, injuring 15 people. Police said two suspects entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant in the Ontario city late on Thursday and detonated the improvised bomb. 

Ambulance services said that three of the 15 people taken to hospital had “critical blast injuries”. Two male suspects fled the scene immediately after the explosion in the city. 

External Affairs Minister (EAM) Sushma Swaraj said the Canadian police had so far found no evidence that it was a terror attack or a hate crime. She said three people who had been critically injured were “stable”. 

The blast had taken place in a restaurant called Bombay Bhel in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada.

On Friday evening, Ms. Swaraj tweeted, “Here is the latest update from Canada. The 12 persons who were taken to hospital have been discharged. The other three persons who were critically injured are stable. According to Police, at this stage there is no evidence to term this incident as a terrorist attack or hate crime.”

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