Pakistani Taliban responsible for attacks

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“We have to attack the U.S. and its allies, however, are not involved in these attacks,” said the spokesman of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Ehsanullah Ehsan.

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The Pakistani Taliban have emphasized on Tuesday to have no responsibility for the explosions in the marathon in Boston. “We have to attack the U.S. and its allies, however, are not involved in these attacks,” said the spokesman of Tehreek-e-Taliban Pakistan (TTP), Ehsanullah Ehsan, the AFP news agency. In two almost simultaneous explosions on the edge of the barrel in Boston on Monday were at least three people have been killed and injured more than 140 others.

Numerous threats

The TTP has perpetrated numerous suicide attacks in Pakistan and also threatened with attacks on U.S. cities. In May 2010 a car bomb attack on Times Square in New York has been prevented, which allegedly had been planned, according to an Internet video of the TTP. The bomber Faizal Shahzad said in court, however, though he had been trained by the TTP, but planned the attack alone. A TTP spokesman denied having recruited Shahzad.

U.S. President Barack Obama announced plans to hold those responsible to account for the explosions. It stated that the perpetrators were unknown. Of terrorist attacks or not he first spoke. The explosions occurred in the east coast town near the finish line of the traditional running event where this year more than 20,000 people took part and was accompanied by hundreds of thousands of spectators.

No reference to Austria

The attacks of Boston to have current knowledge, no relation to Austria and are “no grounds for extended police action”. That said, the Interior Ministry spokesman, Karl-Heinz, on Tuesday at the request of the APA. You stand in contact with the U.S. authorities. Due to the progress of investigations in the U.S., the assessment will be regularly reassessed.

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