Three businesses were evacuated in Mississauga on Monday after Peel Regional Police received a call about an explosive device.
According to police, around 4 pm on July 20, they responded to the call and found three second world war military-grade explosive devices. The incident happened in the Silver Dart Drive and Airport Road area, near Pearson Airport in Mississauga.
Police say they were disposed of by the Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU). No injuries were reported.
-Call in at 3:55pm
-Silver Dart Dr/Airport Rd. #Mississauga
-Evacuation in progress
-Road closures will be in affect, will advise
-Please find alternative routes
-Potential closures Orlando Drive to American Dr. on Airport
— Peel Regional Police (@PeelPolice) July 20, 2020
Roads were closed during evacuations but have since reopened.