Unconfirmed reports say that two of the militants involved in the blasts have been gunned down by police and that there are still firing goin on between the militants and the police.
The Security forces are trying to clear the area of the market so that they can survey the area and launch full fledged rescue operations.
Pak: 2 blasts in Peshawar; 3 dead, 25 injured
Just a day after the Lahore suicide attack that killed about 25 people; Pakistan witnessed two more blasts in Peshawar killing at least 3 people and injuring up to 25 people.
The blasts took place in Qissa Khwani Bazaar at about 5:30 local time. More than 15 shops have been destroyed in the blasts and people are feared to be trapped inside these shops.
Media reports suggest that this is a strike that was triggered off by the ongoing rescue operations in the Swat Valley.
Reacting to Wednesday, May 27 attacks in Lahore, the government officials had suspected Taliban's hands in the attacks and believed that it was due to the military operations against the militants in the North Western Frontier Province (NWFP) of the country. Earlier on Thursday, May 28 a group that was reportedly linked with the Taliban claimed responsibility for the Lahore attacks.