Lady Reading Hospital spokesman, Mohammad Asim, informed CNN there have been kids among the many injured.
The college is situated on Peshawar’s ring street, on the southern outskirts of the town.
Peshawar’s superintendent of police Waqar Azeem informed CNN the blast occurred throughout the morning’s first lecture. Rescue companies and a bomb disposal squad are on website.
Peshar Police Chief Mohammad Ali Gandapur informed CNN the reason for the explosion was an IED with 5-6 kilograms of explosives utilized in an deserted bag on the non secular seminary Jamia Zubairia madrassa.
This is the deadliest assault on civilians this 12 months because the Pakistan inventory trade taking pictures in Karachi in June.
On Twitter, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan mentioned he was “deeply saddened” by the information.
“My condolences go to the victims families & prayers for early recovery of the injured. I want to assure my nation we will ensure the terrorists responsible for this cowardly barbaric attack are brought to justice asap,” Khan mentioned.