Police and a hospital spokesman confirmed that a bomb went off in the northwestern city of Peshawar this morning.
At least seven children were killed in the attack and another 70 people were injured.
A preacher was addressing students about Islam at the main hall of the Jamia Zubairia madrassa when the explosion happened, according to police officer Waqar Azim.
He added that the inquiry indicated that the blast occured moments after a bag was letf at the madrassa.
Mohammad Ali Gandapur, another senior officer, ratified the information about the explosion.
He added that two lecturers were among those injured.
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