A bomb blast took place outside an elementary school in Turkey on Thursday and at least one child was reported dead in the blast. 

The blast was reported in Turkey's Silvan district, according to the Turkish media. Three children were injured in the explosion. 

According to Daily Sabah, 9-year-old Hasan Yılmaz was killed when the bomb at around noon.

Turkey has been hit by several terror attacks in recent months, with members of the Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK) carrying out several strikes in the country. 

Isis has also carried out several attacks in Turkey, killing many students at a rally in Suruc in July.