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CBS: Suspect Awake, Cites Wars In Iraq, Afghanistan As Motivation


BOSTON (CBS/AP) – Boston Marathon bombings suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has told investigators the U.S. wars in Iraq and Afghanistan motivated him and his brother to launch the attacks, according to a published report.

The Washington Post report Tuesday cited “U.S. officials familiar with the interviews.”

Tsarnaev, 19, is being held under heavy guard in fair condition at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center.

The Post also reported that Tsarnaev “has acknowledged his role in planting the explosives near the finish line on April 15.”... MORE [url]http://boston.cbslocal.com/2013/04/23/report-dzhokhar-tsarnaev-cites-wars-in-iraq-afghanistan-as-motivation/[/url]

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