Sushma Swaraj speaks on blast at Indian restaurant Bombay Bhel in Canada
After a blast at an Indian restaurant Bombay Bhel in Ontario province, External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said that Indian missions in Canada are working round the clock
External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj on Friday, May 25 said that Indian missions in Canada are working round the clock after a blast at an Indian restaurant in Ontario province.
Swaraj said she was in constant touch with India's consul general in Toronto and the high commissioner in 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," she tweeted.
Canadian media reports cited police as saying that two unidentified men detonated a powerful improvised explosive device at the restaurant, injuring at least 15 people. Police have issued CCTV camera footage of the two suspects.
Three of the injured have suffered "critical blast injuries" and were rushed to a trauma centre, Canadian broadcaster CBC has reported. It was not immediately known how many people were inside the restaurant at the time of the blast.
Mississauga is Canada's sixth largest city.
Inputs by NH Web Desk