A homemade bomb has exploded at a restaurant in Mississauga, Canada’s sixth largest city, injuring 15 people.

Local police say two suspects entered the Bombay Bhel restaurant in the city late on Thursday and detonated the improvised explosive device.

Ambulance services said that three of the 15 people taken to hospital had “critical blast injuries”.

Two male suspects fled the scene immediately after the explosion in the city.