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North Caucasus rebels deny connection to Boston bombing

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Modified: Apr 21, 2013 at 2:32 pm
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A website prominently used by Russia’s North Caucasus rebels on Sunday denied any connection to the Boston Marathon bombings that have been blamed on two ethnic-Chechen suspects.

Tsarnaev brothers

“The command of the Vilayat Dagestan mujaheddin… declares that the Caucasus fighters are not waging any military activities against the United States of America. We are only fighting Russia,” the Kavkacenter.com website said in an official statement.

The main suspects in the Boston bombings were Tsarnaev brothers, and police is still investigation any possible connections with known rebel and terrorist groups. Police and FBI are still conducting an investigation if the brothers acted alone or had help.

Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed in the shooting with the police earlier, while the younger brother, Dzhokhar Tsarnayev, is still in the hospital under heavy security in critical condition.

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