National/World

Officials: One bombing suspect was in terror database

Thursday, April 25, 2013
Ruslan Tsarni, the uncle of the Boston Marathon bombing suspect

U.S. officials say the name of the dead suspect in the Boston marathon bombings was added to a U.S. government terrorism database about 18 months before the attacks.

The officials say Russia contacted the CIA in the fall of 2011 with concerns about Tamerlan Tsarnaev.

The Russians also contacted the FBI about Tsarnaev earlier that year. The FBI conducted an investigation and did not find he had any terror connections.
___________________________________________________________

Take ABC13 with you!
Download our free apps for iPhone, iPad, Android and Blackberry devices

(Copyright ©2014 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

Get more National/World »


Tags:
boston marathon explosions, national/world
blog comments powered by Disqus
Advertisement