Two children were killed and two others including a woman and a child injured in a blast caused by gas leakage here in Peshawar on early Wednesday morning.

According to police, due to gas leakage from supply line blast occurred in a house located at Canal Road in Afridiabad area of Pushtakhara, Peshawar.

Two children sleeping in the room were killed as a result of blast while their mother and a brother sustained injuries. The injured were rushed to hospital for treatment.

Meanwhile, two children were injured when roof of a house owned by Malik Adnan and located in Shaheen Muslim Town area of Peshawar collapsed. The relatives and rescue teams dug out the injured children from the rubbles and shifted them to hospital.