The explosions took place in Bajaur tribal district, one of the seven semi-autonomous tribal regions."Two soldiers embraced martyrdom in Bajur today, in two different improvised explosive device blasts planted by terrorists along road side in Bara Kamangara area and near a Pakistani post on Pak-Afghan border respectively," the military said in a statement.

Nobody has so far claimed responsibility for the attacks, but roadside bombs are often used by the Pakistani Taliban, who launched their insurgency in 2007. Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif's government began negotiations with the TTP through intermediaries in February, with a ceasefire beginning March 1, 2014 but breaking down a month later.

ISLAMABAD- Two soldiers were martyred in separate bomb blasts in a restive Pakistani tribal region near the Afghan border, the military said.