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US police snare Boston bomb suspect after huge manhunt

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US police have captured an ethnic Chechen teenager suspected of staging the Boston Marathon bombings, after a desperate manhunt that virtually paralyzed the city and its suburbs. 

A man waves the US flag after the capture of the second of two suspects wanted in the Boston Marathon bombings after a lengthy manhunt in Watertown, Massachusetts, on April 19, 2013.

Responding to a tip from a local resident, police found Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, hiding in a boat in a suburban backyard in Watertown, wounded and weary after a gun battle overnight in which his accomplice brother was killed.

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