Boston suspects' father: Somebody framed them

The father of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings talked about the incident that made his sons the most wanted men in US.

By REUTERS
April 20, 2013 01:35
1 minute read.
Suspects wanted for questioning in relation to the Boston Marathon bombing seen in handout photo.

Boston suspects 370. (photo credit: REUTERS/FBI/Handout)

 
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In Russia, the father of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings had this to say about the incident that made his sons the most wanted men in America.



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"Somebody clearly framed them. I don't know who exactly framed them, but they did. They framed them. And they were so cowardly that they shot the boy dead. There are policemen like that."

Twenty-six year-old Tamerlan was killed by police during an early morning shootout. Anzor Tsarvaev hopes his younger son ... 19 year-old Dzhokhar won't have the same fate.

"I'm scared for my son, for his life. They should arrest him, bring him to the police alive. Alive. And the judicial system should investigate everything, who's right and who's guilty."

He says the past days have been extremely stressful.

"I can't reach anyone (on the phone). I want to know about my children. I'm scared for my boy - that they will shoot him dead too somewhere. And then they'll just say: he had weapons. Where can kids get weapons for God's sake? They are picking them at a rubbish dump, those weapons, or what?"



Earlier on Friday, Massachusetts officials announced a state of alert - urging all residents to remain indoors as police carried out a massive manhunt.

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