Canada: Sushma Swaraj tweets emergency number after blast in Indian restaurant

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 25, 2018, 12:26 PM IST

Peel Regional Police has posted a CCTV grab on Twitter showing two people with dark zip-up hoodies walking into the restaurant. Photograph:(Twitter)

External Affair Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday tweeted an emergency number and said ''Our missions will work round the clock'' following a blase in Indian restaurant Bombay Bhel in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. 

''There is a blast in Indian restaurant Bombay Bhel in Mississauga, Ontario, Canada. I am in constant touch with our Consul General in Toronto and Indian High Commissioner in Canada. Our missions will work round the clock. The Emergency number is  : +1-647-668-4108. Please RT,'' she tweeted. 

Over a dozen people suffered injuries in an explosion on Friday which occurred in an Indian restaurant in Mississauga city in the Ontario province.

Hours after two unidentified men walked into an Indian restaurant on Thursday causing an explosion in Mississauga, Canada, The Peel regional police released a CCTV footage from the restaurant.

The photograph posted on Twitter shows two people with dark zip-up hoodies walking into an establishment with one of them appearing to be carrying an object. 

The blast occurred in the Bombay Bhel restaurant and has left 15 people injured. Three of them are in critical condition.

The two unidentified men walked into a restaurant and sett off a bomb which went off at around 10:30 pm. 

The two male suspects went into the restaurant and detonated their improvised explosive device, Peel Regional Police informed on Twitter Tweet. 

The police described the first suspect as 5’10-6feet, stocky build, mid-20s, light skin, wearing dark blue jeans, dark zip-up hoodie pulled overhead, baseball cap with light grey peak, face covered with black cloth material.

The second one was described as 5’9”-5’10”, fair skin, thin build, faded blue jeans, dark zip-up hoodie hood pulled overhead, grey t-shirt, dark coloured skate shoes, face covered. Looking for public’s assistance in identifying the parties that fled following the explosion.

Both of them immediately fled the scene after the incident.

No one has claimed the responsibility for the attack by now.

The Plaza area around the restaurant has been sealed, police have confirmed.