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Boston Marathon bomber sentenced to death

Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to die by lethal injection for the 2013 terror attack.

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Bombing survivors react to Tsarnaev death sentence

A number of survivors of the Boston Marathon bombing have reacted on Twitter to the death sentence handed to Dzokhar Tsarnaev.

Sydney Corcoran, who suffered shrapnel wounds and nearly died from blood loss following the attack, tweeted that she and her mother - who was also near the finish line - would now "be able to move on".

Adrienne Haslet, a dancer who lost part of her leg in the blast, tweeted that she was "thrilled with the verdict".

Rebekah Gregory - another survivor who decided to amputate her leg after numerous operations linked to the attack - said she was "completely numb".

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