Update: Some 15 people were taken to the hospital after the blast at the Bombay Bhel restaurant. Three people had critical injuries, the Peel Regional Paramedic Service said in a Tweet.
Ottowa: A reported explosion in Mississauga, a city in the Canadian province of Ontario, has injured at least eight 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.