According to initial reports, the bomb was planted inside a motorcycle, which went off with a bang. As a result, five people were injured including two children.
Rescue officials immediately shifted the injured to a hospital for treatment.
It was further reported that the explosion was so powerful that it shattered the windscreens of nearby vehicles.
Meanwhile, a heavy contingent of security forces reached the site and cordoned off the area. Bomb disposal squad (BDS) officials collected evidence and further investigation is underway.