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New images of Boston marathon bombing suspect emerge

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New images of Boston marathon bombing suspect emerge


New pictures have been released of the moment one of the Boston marathon bombing suspects was cornered by police.

The images, taken by a police photographer, show a bloodied Dzhokhar Tsarnaev in Watertown, Massachusetts.

The officer reportedly released the contrasting pictures in response to a controversial Rolling Stone magazine front cover, which features the suspect.

The officer is now said to have been suspended.

A huge manhunt was launched for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and his older brother after the Boston attack.

Prosecutors say it culminated in a gun battle which ended when Dzhokhar ran over his brother – contributing to his death.

The 15 April attack happened near the marathon finish line. Authorities say three people were killed and more than 260 injured after a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs were detonated.

It was the worst mass-casualty attack on US soil since 11 September 2001.

Photo credit: Boston Magazine

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