Boston bomb suspects' father: They 'never did anything'

The father of Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev spoke to CNN's Nick Paton Walsh from his car briefly in Makhachkala, Dagestan. Credit: CNN

Anzar Tsamaev, the father of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects, spoke briefly to the media today to say he could not believe his sons were guilty of what they have been accused of.

Speaking from inside his car in Makhachkala, Dagestan, he told CNN: "My sons never did anything."

He also said he was planning to travel to America.

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