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    Toronto Outrage

    Blast reported at Misissauga eatery,An Indian place almost directly over fromTim Hortons in the shopping area located W of Keele on the west side of the metro area a tad s of Int Pearson Airport , a very nice area when I was there.


    http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/toronto/mississauga-plaza-explosion-1.4677404

    Police received a call about an explosion at about 10:30 p.m. ET.
    Evans said Peel police have notified police in Toronto, York, Durham and Halton Regions as well as the Ontario Provincial Police and the RCMP as they search for two suspects.
    She said two separate, private parties were occurring in the restaurant. People were celebrating birthdays, police said. Children under age 10 were at the parties, but not injured.


    Three of the wounded rushed to a Toronto trauma centre and now said to be in stable condition 1:17

    Evans said it's too early to say if the blast in the area of Hurontario Street and Eglinton Avenue East was terror related.
    'No indication that this is a terrorist act'

    "There is no indication that this is a terrorist act, no indication that this is a hate crime. At this time, we haven't ruled anything out as we start our investigation."
    Officers are interviewing witnesses and victims and collecting evidence at the scene. People who left the restaurant are urged to call Peel police.
    The restaurant was evacuated after the incident and is now locked down as police investigate, she said. It will be hours before the plaza, where it is located, is reopened.
    Evans said there was a "considerable amount" of damage to the restaurant. She could not say where exactly inside the blast occurred.
    "Please understand that this investigation is in its early stages and we are doing our best to share what information as it becomes available."

    A Peel Regional Police officer stands near evidence markers not far from the restaurant where police have found footprints. The discovery follows a blast from an IED at a Mississauga restaurant. (Paul Smith/CBC)

    Police officers have cordoned off part of a residential area and field not far from the restaurant.
    Officers were seen photographing a number of footprints left in a patch of soil as well as a pair of gloves. While it's unclear if the footprints are connected to the bombing, police appear to be treating them as evidence.
    'Not the Mississauga I know'

    Mississauga Mayor Bonnie Crombie expressed support for the victims.
    "My thoughts and prayers are with the victims. I'm thankful that there were no fatalities.
    "This is certainly not anything you would expect to happen in Mississauga, not my Mississauga. This is not the Mississauga I know."
    Crombie said it was a "heinous" crime.

    Emergency crews were called to the restaurant at about 10:30 p.m. on Thursday. (Tony Smyth/CBC)

    "Certainly, the people who have done this need to answer for their crimes and need to be brought to justice."
    Restaurant calls bombing 'horrific' and 'sad'

    In a statement on Facebook, Bombay Bhel restaurant condemned the bombing.
    "It was an extremely horrific and sad incident that happened at our Hwy 10 location yesterday evening. We want to thank you for all of your support and well wishes, especially to the families that were affected," it reads.
    Police are describing one suspect as:

    • Around 5-foot-10 to 6-feet.
    • Stocky build.
    • In his mid-20s.
    • Believed to have been wearing dark blue jeans, a dark zip-up hoodie pulled over his head, a baseball cap with a light grey peak, and with his face covered with dark material.

    The second male is:

    • Around 5-foot-9 to 5-foot-10.
    • Fair skin.
    • Thin build.
    • Faded blue jeans.
    • Dark zip-up hoodie, with brass coloured zipper, pulled over his head, along with a grey T-shirt and dark skate shoes, and his face covered with dark material.





    Replying to @PeelPoliceMedia
    Two parties fled the scene immediately after the incident. 1st described as male, 5’10-6feet, stocky build, mid-20s, light skin, wearing dark blue jeans, dark zip up hoodie pulled over head, baseball cap with light grey peak, face covered with black cloth material.

    2nd male described as 5’9”-5’10”, fair skin, thin build, faded blue jeans, dark zip-up hoodie hood pulled over head, grey t-shirt, dark coloured skate shoes, face covered. Looking for public’s assistance in identifying the parties that fled following the explosion.



    Police have tweeted a security camera photo of the suspects.
    Shortly after the incident, Peel police Sgt. Matt Bertram said the attackers didn't say anything.
    "It appears they just went in, dropped off this device and took off right away."
    Bertram said the type of device used isn't yet known.
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    "Business dispute"?

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    RCMP are Sikhing for leads.

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    Well there was an explosion at a Tim Hortons last week...

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