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Tsarnaev admits bombings, blames brother

Tsarnaev admits bombings, blames brother
Posted April 23rd, 2013 @ 8:48am by Rob Quinn, Newser Staff

(NEWSER– Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has confessed to the Boston Marathon bombings, but told interrogators that his dead brother was the driving force behind the attacks, a government source tells CNN. The 19-year-old, who has been charged with using weapons of mass destruction and told he could face the death penalty, is being questioned in the presence of doctors every few hours. He has told investigators that he and his brother acted alone, without the involvement of any Islamic terrorist groups, though officials say the pair's religion motivated the attacks.

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