An explosion at a school in Kabul, the capital of Afghanistan, killed six children.

The school is located in an Islamic Shiite Hazara district, and police under the Islamist Taliban are investigating the situation in detail.

Around 10 am on the 19th, there were two explosions near the school gate in western Kabul, Afghanistan.

According to Kabul police, six children have died and 11 have been injured and taken to the hospital so far.

The school is located in an area where many Shiite Hazaras of Islam live, and it was during the time of leaving school at the time of the explosion.

No criminal statement has been issued so far, but police under the Taliban are investigating the details.

In Kabul last November, a bomb was set on a bus, killing one and injuring six, targeting the Shiite Hazaras, who are hostile to the militant group IS = Islamic State.