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Accused Boston bomber pleads not guilty

11 July 2013, 08:23

Boston - Accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev on Tuesday pleaded not guilty to setting off a pair of homemade pressure-cooker bombs along with his brother at the race's crowded finish on 15 April.

The bombing attack killed three people and injured about 264.

Tsarnaev and his older brother, 26-year-old Tamerlan, are also accused of killing a fourth person, a campus police officer, three days later when they prepared to flee Boston.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev died in an overnight gunbattle with police after killing the officer.

- Reuters



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