At least six people, including three children, were injured in an explosion on Peshawar's Warsak Road on Tuesday, according to police and health officials.
According to authorities, the explosion was caused by an explosion of explosives.
The injured were taken to Lady Reading Hospital, where two youngsters were claimed to be seriously injured. The youngsters range in age from 7 to 10 years old, according to a hospital spokesperson.
Superintendent of Police Arshad Khan said that the explosion occurred at about 9:10 a.m. and that the explosives were put along the roadway.
According to him, the explosives used in the incident weighed 4kg and were buried in a cement block on the roadway.
SP Khan also stated that the police had begun a search in the neighboring regions. "The element of extortion is also being considered in the blast."
"It would be premature to say who was the target," SP Arshad Khan told reporters.
Following the explosion, police and Rescue 1122 personnel raced to the scene in Peshawar's Babu Garhi neighborhood.
According to rescue personnel, the severity of the explosion smashed the glass of two vehicles and neighboring structures.
Mayor Zubair Ali said the explosion near a school was an effort to disrupt peace and order. "The explosion near educational institutions is unfortunate," he added.