Seven people, including three children, were injured in an crude bomb explosion in Colonelganj area of Kanpur on Tuesday evening, the police said.
A bomb wrapped in a polythene bag and kept on a bicycle went off at 1830 hours, Senior Superintendent of Police Hari Ram Sharma said.
The explosion took place near a liquor vendor, he said.
Seven people, three of them children, were injured in the blast, the SSP said.
Uttar Pradesh Additional Director General of Police (Law and Order) Brij Lal said it was not a terror attack.