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Military says blasts were attempt on Musharraf`s life

IRNA

Islamabad, Dec 25, IRNA -- Director General of Pakistan`s 
Inter-Services Public Relations, Major General Shaukat Sultan, said 
that the Thursday blasts were an attempt on the country`s President 
General Pervez Musharraf. 
He said that two cars blasted, after trying to hit President 
Musharraf`s convoy, close to a police station and two petrol pumps 
in Rawalpindi. 
Six people were killed and two injured, he told the Geo TV 
channel. 
Initial reports put the causality number at seven dead and 18 
others injured. 
The military spokesman said that the blasts were suicide attacks 
and that President Musharraf`s car was partially damaged. 
ISPR chief said that President Musharraf was safe and sound. 
On December 14, a strong explosion damaged a bridge from where 
President Musharraf`s motorcade passed seconds before. 
Musharraf described it an attempt on his life. 
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