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Old April 19th, 2013 (08:03 AM).
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I think most people were leaning towards domestic terrorism anyway.

But, middle eastern looking or not, their uncle is on TV right now saying that they are Muslim. So... Assumption not that far off. However, he doesn't think Islam played a part in this unless they were recently radicalized.

Looks like he's basically disowning them. Hasn't seen that family in while ('05 I think he said?), but seems to be indicating there's be some indifference between him and his brother's family. They seem estranged, he's called them losers. And reiterating that his family, Muslims, and Chechens are peaceful people - as he should.
I truly feel sorry for the uncle, because his life has been turned inside out from this dilemma.

This manhunt is extremely impressive, probably one of the biggest held within the United States. I've never seen such a large police presence in my life. This suspect really has no where to hide. There's virtually no where to go (there's currently a no-fly zone over Boston and the entire city is on lock down), so I'm sure he'll be caught really soon. The only problem that law enforcement has is that he may have explosives on him and probably won't hesitate to use them. At this point in time, he'd do anything to go out with a bang. I hope that doesn't end up becoming what happens, but this guy is obviously really unpredictable.

Also, I found it pretty interesting that these brothers may have had an accomplice. My prayers are with all of the law enforcement involved in all of this. They're making remarkable progress.
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Oh wow and it's the same suspects of the Boston bombing. Good thing suspect 1 was shoot down , but the other guy, Dzhokhar Tsarnayev, is still on the run and the manhunt continues. This week has just been so awful and full of violence, I hope it can at least end on a lighter note. Meaning I hope we can finally put the case of the Boston marathon bombings to rest and the other guy is found. I can't handle anymore of these violent acts this week.
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Quote originally posted by TRIFORCE89:
I think most people were leaning towards domestic terrorism anyway.

But, middle eastern looking or not, their uncle is on TV right now saying that they are Muslim. So... Assumption not that far off. However, he doesn't think Islam played a part in this unless they were recently radicalized.

Looks like he's basically disowning them. Hasn't seen that family in while ('05 I think he said?), but seems to be indicating there's be some indifference between him and his brother's family. They seem estranged, he's called them losers. And reiterating that his family, Muslims, and Chechens are peaceful people - as he should.
I'd honestly be surprised if the average American even knows what Chechnya is, let alone know its ethnic & religeous demographics. I just hope people don't jump to conclusions.
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Oh wow and it's the same suspects of the Boston bombing. Good thing suspect 1 was shoot down , but the other guy, Dzhokhar Tsarnayev, is still on the run and the manhunt continues. This week has just been so awful and full of violence, I hope it can at least end on a lighter note. Meaning I hope we can finally put the case of the Boston marathon bombings to rest and the other guy is found. I can't handle anymore of these violent acts this week.
It's too bad a beloved police offer had to lose his life over these degenerates, though, but it's also satisfying to know that one is dead and won't be able to terrorize society anymore. It's definitely been a week full of horror, and I hope it all calms down soon. Lots of shootings, people dead, just overall horrendous. :[
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I truly feel sorry for the uncle, because his life has been turned inside out from this dilemma.
Indeed. And even though there seems to be some bad blood between he and his brother. He also seems to be trying to protect his brother, while calling out the suspects.
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Just adding my two cents here, if both suspects are killed, it'll be much harder for anyone to get any answers as to why they committed the bombing.

That's the only reason why I prefer they get the remaining guy alive. Answers.
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Do I post here or in the other thread? They're kind of the same event.

They news is saying that one brother is dead, one is on the run (and might have an IED strapped to himself), that they were born in Russia and Kyrgyzstan (I think?) and that there could be one or two others involved. And neither were recluses or anything. They went to school and people liked at least the younger brother.

Anyway, I think that we might finally get to see this terror over. There's no way the police won't catch him now.
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I'd honestly be surprised if the average American even knows what Chechnya is, let alone know its ethnic & religeous demographics. I just hope people don't jump to conclusions.
This lol

Again, this is horrible. No one should have to feel unsafe in their homes or their country. I can see extremist racists flying off the handle about it later, though: "DUUURR DUN LET MUSLIMS INTO COUNTRYY DUURRR" among other things.

I've already seen people saying they want a Muslim genocide (other than the women) and that Muslims should be branded like the Jews were in WWII. I can't see this helping matters.
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Apparently, this is his personal Twitter account, and if it is, there are definitely some sick and twisted tweets on there. He tweeted all the way up to the 17th of April, which was two days after the bombings occurred. He also wrote "fake story" in a reply to someone who posted a picture of one of the bombing victims. It's all so disturbing...
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Quote originally posted by CarcharOdin:
Just adding my two cents here, if both suspects are killed, it'll be much harder for anyone to get any answers as to why they committed the bombing.

That's the only reason why I prefer they get the remaining guy alive. Answers.
I'd like to see one captured alive, because I think a trial would be a good thing. Having justice served that way.

But... as for his reasoning why? Eh... I don't care. Nothing justifies it. And these kinds of people don't really have logical explanations anyway. Like the guy who thought killing Reagan would land him Jodie Foster.

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Again, this is horrible. No one should have to feel unsafe in their homes or their country. I can see extremist racists flying off the handle about it later, though: "DUUURR DUN LET MUSLIMS INTO COUNTRYY DUURRR" among other things.

I've already seen people saying they want a Muslim genocide (other than the women) and that Muslims should be branded like the Jews were in WWII. I can't see this helping matters.
I'm quite happy I never actually see these bigoted people outside of the comments section on a news site. I don't think you'd be able to change their minds one way or another. And they're a minority. So... why pay them any attention?
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Last night was crazy. I was up on Twitter's #Watertown feed and listening to the scanners and it was almost entirely confirmed to be Sunil Tripathi up until about 7 AM when I feel asleep, so I didn't get a chance to post again u_u I feel horrible for his family to have to deal with thinking that their son could have done that when he's been missing for over a month.

Most recent updates on Twitter are saying that relatives of the Chechen boys are saying that they never showed any "anti-American" sentiments and the dad is saying they've been set up. More likely they were just disconnected from the family; if you look at pics of the suspect in the bombing next to the recent grayscale pic of Dzhokhar, there's almost no doubt.

Also related, this image has been circulating Twitter and is pretty horrifying... :\

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Just to make matters worse:

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On Wednesday, a white man harassed and punched a Palestinian woman in Medford, Massachusetts, calling her a “terrorist” and blaming her for the deadly bombing attack at the Boston Marathon.

“He was screaming ‘F_ you Muslims! You are terrorists! I hate you! You are involved in the Boston explosions! F_ you!’” Abolaban remembered. “Oh my lord, I was extremely shocked.”

She said the man - described as a white male in his thirties wearing dark sunglasses - kept shouting and walking toward her as she backed away.

“I did not say anything to him,” she said. “Not even that we aren’t terrorists…he was so aggressive.”
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People need to realize committing hate crimes isn't going to solve anything either; it's only going to make this whole situation worse. I understand people are furious about what has transpired, but going out and causing more trouble and being islamophobic isn't going to solve. We must look idiotic to other nations out there.
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We must look idiotic to other nations out there.
I don't know. If anyone wants to extrapolate the actions of an individual to that of an entire nation, that's their problem.

...kinda like that guy who went after the woman I guess.
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The only person who looks iditioc is Rupert Murdoch and his "durr bag men durr" front page crap.

Oh, and Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi who thinks that the solution for all this is telling parents to have a deep talk with their kids and tell them "murdering people is wrong". I wonder why nobody thought of this before.
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Gunshots heard in Watertown. Police responding to location.

Suspect believed to be down. Hearing all this on the news and it's not confirmed, but seems legit.
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Oh, and Wyoming Senator Mike Enzi who thinks that the solution for all this is telling parents to have a deep talk with their kids and tell them "murdering people is wrong". I wonder why nobody thought of this before.
I saw that and it was laughable and sad at the same time. Just idiotic.

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Gunshots heard in Watertown. Police responding to location.

Suspect believed to be down. Hearing all this on the news and it's not confirmed, but seems legit.
Don't know about down. I heard cornered.
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This might be it. Police scanners going crazy in Watertown.

Here's some info I found:

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EDIT 309: 7:23PM "Clear the air. Let's maintain radio silence." "OK boss, we're in the house."
EDIT 308: 7:22PM "Keep going dispatch, you guys are doing a great job."
EDIT 307: 7:22PM All non-tactical policemen are asked to leave the area. Those with the best weapons are in place and they want them to have the best view of the incident.
EDIT 286: 7:19PM The backyard has been cleared of all officers and civilians in case of crossfire. Apparent standoff situation - will continue to update quickly. The scanner is very busy.
EDIT 285: 7:17PM If the boat is in fact opened, officers are to be wary of crossfire. EMS is being called. Passerbys are advising multiple people are running. Unsure if they are civilian or not.
EDIT 284: 7:16PM All non-essential officers are being asked to set up a perimeter. They are ripping off something...not sure what. I think he is hiding in a boat.
EDIT 283: 7:16PM Garage is clear. I have a scanner up and I will update by the moment from here on out until the conclusion.
EDIT 282: 7:15PM Shots fired. Suspect possibly down. Ambulance being backed in. "All police officers form all commands in the rear of that white garage behind the house need to move. You are in the line of fire."
He's apparently hiding in a boat and might be armed.
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Yeah, they've got him trapped inside a boat in Watertown. They're getting a dog ready to track him down if he gets away. I don't think he has anywhere to go at this point. Let's just hope they can get him alive.

Edit: Preparing to enter the boat, no movement.
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Suspect is still alive, still moving according to news.

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Quote originally posted by QuilavaKing:
Yeah, they've got him trapped inside a boat in Watertown. They're getting a dog ready to track him down if he gets away. I don't think he has anywhere to go at this point. Let's just hope they can get him alive.
I'm just afraid he might want to go out with a bang just because he knows that there isn't any way out of this now. Let's hope for the best.

Here's some more updated information:

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EDIT 317: 7:31PM Want to keep updating everyone each minute. Still radio silence. Completely dead on the radio.
EDIT 316: 7:30PM Two choppers in the air (according to whatever news station I have on TV - NOT THE SCANNER) with infrared cameras.
EDIT 315: 7:29PM Still mumblings about dogs and weapons, no brand new information. Still attempting radio silence for the TAC squads.
EDIT 314: 7:28PM Suspect is in the boat and he has a wire fence behind him. Trying to decipher chatter here as quickly as I can. Sorry if I miss something.
EDIT 313: 7:27PM One friendly is "a little too close" to the boat. Asking them to leave.
EDIT 312: 7:26PM "Suspect prone" Not sure if I heard that right. There is still movement in the back of the boat.
EDIT 311: 7:26PM They are attempting to come up with an official dog to track down the suspect in case he gets out of the boat. FBI dog versus BPD dog? I pick the FBI dog.
EDIT 310: 7:25PM Tactical folk trying to get up on a wall for either entry or line of sight. They have a K9 unit on hand as well.
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Yeah he doesn't seem like he's gonna give in yet or go down easily, but there's really nothing he can do, he's trapped. I hear there apparently explosions , though those could be just flash bangs he's setting off to scare people. Who knows though, just hope they find him alive.
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Not much has happened as of recent. It's extremely likely he's hiding in a boat and he's pretty much cornered at the moment. There's nowhere to go now.

Not much progress being made on the police scanner, though. Obviously they have to approach the situation in a careful manner because this guy might be armed and may have bombs on him. I believe they're throwing gas grenades near the boat so that he eventually will have to succumb. He probably doesn't have any protective gear, so he's going to have give up soon. He also probably hasn't eaten anything, either, so he's probably extremely weak as it is. I just hope he doesn't want to go out with a bang, and that's probably the reason why law enforcement is being extremely hesitant with approaching the boat at the moment.
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This guy is screwed. My dad told me there's like 2800 officers surrounding him, if not that a enough to where there's literally nothing he could do.

He's either going to surrender or he'll go out with a bang; really hoping the former just so we could instigate him.
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Quote originally posted by AWsquared:
Yeah he doesn't seem like he's gonna give in yet or go down easily, but there's really nothing he can do, he's trapped. I hear there apparently explosions , though those could be just flash bangs he's setting off to scare people. Who knows though, just hope they find him alive.
FBI threw one flashbang in the boat, but he was on the other side. Not sure if it affected him at all or not.
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