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Boston Muslims disavow bombers

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BOSTON - Muslims at the Boston mosque attended by the two marathon bombing suspects want to make one thing clear: the Tsarnaev brothers' attack has nothing to do with the American Islam preached there. 

Authorities are still working to piece together a motive for the twin bombings just over a week ago at the Boston marathon that killed three people and wounded 264, as more details emerged about the ethnic Chechen brothers accused of carrying out the attack.

Still hospitalised, 19-year-old Dzhokhar has reportedly admitted to being driven by radical Islamic ideas, telling investigators the attacks were motivated by the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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