At least 15 people injured in Canadian city explosion
A reported explosion in Mississauga, a city in the Canadian province of Ontario, has injured at least 15 people, local media report, citing paramedics. The cause of the blast is unclear so far.
Police say they received a call for “an incident” at 10:32 pm and have cordoned off the area. Local media report that there has been an explosion at an Indian restaurant in the central area of the city.
Paramedics say the total number of injured people is at least 15. At least three of those were hospitalized with “critical blast injuries.”
Peel Paramedics report the incident happened at Bombay Bhel restaurant.
The plaza at the north east corner of the intersection is currently sealed off.
Residents should avoid the area.