Canada: ATM explosion in Toronto, causing casualties

Ahmed Moawad - | World

An ATM explosion occurred in the Canada, Toronto, with reports of injuries resulting from the explosion.

Call the explosive disposal unit

Indeed, the police moved to the scene after reports from citizens of an explosion at an ATM in East York, Toronto.

The K9 unit and the explosive disposal unit were also called in, as the incident was considered suspicious, according to what the security services described.

The accident is on St. Clair Street next to TD Bank

Toronto police indicated that the ATM explosion occurred next to TD Bank on St. Clair Street and O'Connor Drive, and police described the incident as suspicious.

Reports issued by the police also indicate that the report they received included hearing a loud explosion in the area of the bank’s ATM at the time of the accident.

Call the Toronto Fire Service

Immediately after the accident occurred, the fire service in the Canadian city of Toronto was called, which immediately arrived at the scene at 12:42 p.m.

Deploys hazardous materials units to investigate the accident

For its part, the Toronto Civil Service announced the deployment of hazardous materials, chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosives units to assist Canadian police agencies in carrying out investigations.

The bank's parking lot, where the ATM was located, was immediately cordoned off, and people were kept away from the scene of the accident, so that the agencies and all other civil agencies could conduct investigations into the accident.

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