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Alleged Boston Marathon Bombers Planned To Go To NYC With Large Cache Of Weapons

 
Alleged Boston Marathon Bombers Planned To Go To NYC With Large Cache Of Weapons
Posted Monday, April 22nd 2013 @ 11am



() The unidentified man who was carjacked by the two brothers accused of bombing the Boston Marathon told police that they were headed to NYC. According to a "senior United States official" who spoke with the Times, Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev told the owner of the Mercedes SUV that they planned to go to NYC. It's unclear if they told the victim what they planned to do there, but the Boston Police Commissioner said yesterday the two men had such a large cache of weapons that they most likely intended to continue their rampage.

After the gun battle that left Tamerlan Tsarnaev dead early Friday morning, investigators found many unexploded homemade bombs at the scene, along with more than 250 rounds of ammunition. Police Commissioner Ed Davis told CBS the stockpile was ‘‘as dangerous as it gets in urban policing. We have reason to believe, based upon the evidence that was found at that scene — the explosions, the explosive ordnance that was unexploded and the firepower that they had — that they were going to attack other individuals."

Read More: Gothamist

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