Thursday 17 October 2019

Note left in boat gives a clue to Boston bomber's motive

The surviving Boston marathon bomber allegedly scrawled a note inside the boat where he was found, blaming the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan for the attack.

Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, who has been charged with killing three and wounding more than 260 last month, said the bombing was retribution for US foreign policy.

"When you attack one Muslim, you attack all Muslims," Tsarnaev wrote, according to CBS News.

The note was discovered inside the hull of the boat, in a garden in the suburb of Watertown, in which Tsarnaev was found at the end of a manhunt.

The section of the boat is expected to be used as evidence by prosecutors if Tsarnaev faces trial. (© Daily Telegraph, London)

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