Boston suspects' aunt suggests brothers were framed

An aunt of the Boston terror suspects has suggested that her two nephews are innocent and have been set up.

Maret Tsarnaeva told media she believed the photo showing Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev at the scene of the Boston Marathon bombing was a fake.

"I am suspicious that the picture was staged. They could not have done this. Where is the evidence?" she said.

When asked who she thought was behind the alleged set-up, the Toronto-based Tsarnaeva replied, "whoever is looking for someone else to be blamed".

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Uncle's 'pity' for bomb victims

The uncle of the brothers suspected of carrying out last week's Boston bombings has told ITV News he feels great sympathy and pity for the victims. Speaking from his home in Dagestan, he said he was struggling to believe his nephews were responsible.