Ontario explosion sparks manhunt for two ‘bombers’ after blast rips through Indian restaurant in Mississauga injuring 15

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A MANHUNT for two 'bombers' has been launched after an explosion ripped through an Indian restaurant in Canada injuring 15 people.

Cops say an "incendiary device" was set off by two men at the Bombay Bhel restaurant in Mississauga, Ontario.

 At least 12 people have been injured after an explosion at an Indian restaurant in CanadaTwitter At least 12 people have been injured after an explosion at an Indian restaurant in Canada

At least three loud blasts were reportedly heard at the moment of the explosion, just after 10.30pm local time.

Three patients are said to have been transported to local hospitals in critical condition.

Paramedics are on the scene treating people with minor injuries.

The area around the restaurant is on lockdown and people have been warned to stay away.

 Peel Regional Police released this CCTV still of two people they believe to be the suspects responsible for the explosion Peel Regional Police released this CCTV still of two people they believe to be the suspects responsible for the explosion

Peel Regional Police posted a CCTV still on Twitter showing two people with dark zip-up hoodies walking into an establishment, with one of them appearing to be carrying an object.

The ambulance service tweeted: "We have transported 15 patients from The Bombay Bhel restaurant in Mississauga.

"Three patients were taken to trauma centres with critical blast injuries."

Injuries were "consistent with those of an explosion," said Brian Gibson, deputy chief at Peel Regional Paramedic Services.

#BREAKING: Blast reported at an Indian restaurant Bombay Bhel in Ontario, Canada on Thursday night. Over 15 people injured, out of which 15 are critical. Indian Govt ascertaining details of the incident. Local Police is investigating the nature of the blast. pic.twitter.com/cOEGgGfJ3S

— Aditya Raj Kaul (@AdityaRajKaul) May 25, 2018

Reported explosion inside a restaurant on Hurontario Street in #Mississauga https://t.co/POKqyTVqnC

— Jeremy Cohn (@JeremyGlobalTV) May 25, 2018

A local reporter from CTV Toronto has reported an "incendiary device" was found inside the restaurant

The attack in Mississauga, Canada's sixth largest city, comes a month after a driver plowed his white Ryder rental van into a lunch-hour crowd in Toronto, killing 10 people and injuring 15.

Mississauga is near Lake Ontario about 20 miles west of Toronto.

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