At least 7 people have been killed and 10 others injured in an explosion in a van near Matni area of Peshawar, officials said on Sunday. According to Media Reports explosive material exploded in a passenger van headed toward Kala Khel near Matni, suburb area of Peshawar which resulted in killing of 7 people including 2 children and a woman and injuries to 10 others. Heath officials confirmed that 5 bodies and 6 wounded have been shifted to Lady Reading hospital, where 2 wounded reported in critical condition. Local police officer, Abdul Ghafar confirmed 6 casualties, adding the bomb was already planted in the vehicle. According to Bomb Disposal Scrod, about 5 kilogram explosive was used in the explosion. Police rushed to the site soon after the blast and arrested the driver of exploded van, forces later blocked the area and started search operation. President Asif Ali Zardari, Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani and Interior Minister Rehman Malik condemn the blast. The President said in his message that terrorists were enemy of humanity and their actions would not shake courage of the government. The prime minister said killing of innocent people was not Jihad, he reiterated that fight against terrorism would continue. He advised officials to provide better treatment who sustained injuries in this incident. Interior Minister Malik said terrorists were not friend and well-wishers of Islam and humanity and these elements acting under the command of their Lords of terror. He ordered to probe into the incident.