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Tsarnayev brothers planned blast on US Independence Day

3 May 2013 - 12:36pm

Jokhar Tsarnayev, one of the organizers of the Boston Marathon blast, said that they planned a blast on the Independence Day of July 4. However, they built the bomb earlier and detonated it on April 15.

Jokhar Tsarnayev, one of the organizers of the Boston Marathon blast, said that they planned a blast on the Independence Day of July 4. However, they built the bomb earlier and detonated it on April 15, Boston.com reports.


The body of his brother Tamerlan Tsarnayev was transported to his relatives yesterday. Tamerlan's widow Catherine Russell receded the body on Tuesday.


Medical experts found the cause of his death on Monday and will announce it on Friday.


The marathon bombs were built at Tamerlan's house. More bombs were to explode on the Times Square in New York.


Investigators received the laptop of Jokhar taken by his mates Dias Kadyrbayev and Azamat Tajayakov (Kazakhstan) and Robel Phillipos (US). They found a bag with seven 15-20-mm petards on April 18.
The police found tha bad on April 26.

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