A blast occurred near the Maulana Jalaluddin Mohammad Balkhi Highschool in PD11 of Kabul, security officials said, adding that there were no casualties. Kabul Police spokesman Khalid Zadran said the blast was due to explosives near the school.
Zadran said there were no casualties from the blast. However, he did not provide further details.
Residents said that the sound of the blast was extremely loud. “I was working here when I heard a rocket sound. When I went out, I saw the kids were running away… There were no wounded,” said Noor Mohammad, a resident of the area.
“There was a blast. I went out and saw the school students screaming and running away. I saw then that the blast happened on the riverbank,” said Barialai, a resident of the area.—Tolo News