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Explosion in Canada: Sushma Swaraj in touch with Indian High Commission

Prime News, Nation, (New Delhi), May 25:-After a bomb exploded in an Indian restaurant in Canada’s Mississauga city, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj informed that she was in touch with Consul General in Toronto and gave an emergency number for the concerned people here.

“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,” Sushma Swaraj tweeted.

The bomb was allegedly detonated on Friday by two men at Bombay Bhel, injuring at least 15 people, of which three are critical.

According to media reports, police, after receiving a call about the incident, cordoned off the area, following which a dog and bomb squad were deployed there.

Witnesses said two men entered the restaurant, after which three explosions were heard.

Police said one of the suspected perpetrators is a male in his mid-20s. His face was covered with a mask and head with a hoodie. The other man was wearing a similar hoodie and his face was covered too.

The attackers, according to witnesses, fled the restaurant immediately after the blast.

Police have launched a manhunt for the suspects.

-(NAV, Inputs: Agencies)

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