Peshawar- At least 7people were killed and 25 others injured in a bomb blast near a police station today, said police and rescue sources.

The blast occurred in Bhatta-Tall bazaar near Sarband police station. The victims also included women and children. The injured were rushed to Hayatabad Medical Complex and Lady Reading Hospital.

SP Cantt Faisal Kamran said a police armored van was targeted in the attack that seemed a suicide bombing.  About 10 kilograms of explosive material was used in the blast.