Restaurant explosion leaves more than a dozen injured

Emergency services vehicles are seen outside the Bombay Bhel restaurant in Mississaugua, Canada, a suburb of Toronto, after an explosion on May 24, 2018.


An explosion Thursday night inside a restaurant in the Canadian town of Mississaugua has left more than a dozen people injured, according to Canadian media. Canadian broadcaster CTV, a CBS News partner network, reported that at least 15 people were taken to area hospitals with injuries, including at least three who were critically wounded.

Police first responded to calls of an explosion at the Bombay Bhel restaurant in the Toronto suburb of Mississaugua around 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. The cause of the explosion remained unconfirmed, but police sources told CTV that at least one incendiary device was found inside the restaurant.

This is a developing story. Please check back for updates.

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