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Pakistani Taliban claims responsible for suicide blast in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir

2009-06-26 09:32:49 GMT2009-06-26 17:32:49 (Beijing Time)  xinhuanet

ISLAMABAD, June 26 (Xinhua) -- The Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP) Friday claimed to be responsible for the suicide explosion in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir which left two soldiers dead, local TV channel reported.

The TTP claimed its responsibility of the blast occurred early Friday morning in Muzaffarabad in Pakistan-controlled Kashmir, according to local TV channel ARY News.

Two soldiers died while three others were injured when a suicide bomber exploded himself against an army vehicle closed to Shaukat lines, according to the press release of the Inter Services Public Relations.

The injured personnel have been evacuated to Combined Military Hospital in Muzaffarabad.

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