3 children among 11 killed in explosion near Peshawar â€“ The Express Tribune Car bomb in Peshawar's Badaber area kills nine, injures 20. ZAHIR SHAH SHERAZI PESHAWAR: At least nine persons, including three children, were killed and more than 20 injured when a blast occurred on Sunday near Peshawar's Badaber police station targeting a convoy of security vehicles. Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Information Minister Shaukat Yousufzai confirmed that nine persons, including three children were killed in the blast whereas more than 20 were wounded. He added that the target of the attack was a convoy of security vehicles and that the three vehicles were destroyed. Bomb Disposal Squad official Abdul Haq told Dawn.com that 40 kilograms of explosives were used in the car bomb attack. It was not clear as yet whether the explosion was remotely detonated or carried out by a suicide bomber. Gunfiring was also heard after the blast. The victims were shifted to the Lady Reading Hospital. A market and ten vehicles situated in the blast vicinity were destroyed in the explosion. Car bomb in Peshawar's Badaber area kills nine, injures 20 - DAWN.COM Latest Reports say 15 people are dead and 28 injured.