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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.

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Boston bombing suspect 'kept low profile' in Dagestan

Tamerlan Tsarnaev Credit: Johannes Hirn

Tamerlan Tsarnaev kept a low profile during his visit to his family in Dagestan last summer, according to neighbours.

Tamerlan helped his father renovate his apartment next to a dentist is Makhachkala, speaking Russian with an American accent. Madina Abdulayeva described the 26-year-old:

"He was calm, intelligent, handsome, so fashionable. If you were to see him, you'd fall in love with him straight away.

"They say he was a fanatic. I didn't see that. We're all Muslim here. We're all part of Islam. We all pray."

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