An explosion at a religious school in Pakistan’s Peshawar city has killed at least 7 people, including children, and wounded around 70 others, officials said.
The blast took place at around 8 am (Kabul time) at a seminary in the Dir Colony where local children go for religious classes.
Police said that initial investigations show that 5 kg of explosives were planted in a plastic bag.
The explosion happened during a Quran class. The injured include two teachers.
Children were among the dead and injured, including many who suffered burns from the blast, said Lady Reading Hospital.