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Officials: Bombers motived by religion

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 04/22/2013 @ 8:22 pm In Faith,U.S.,World | No Comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — Two U.S. officials say preliminary evidence from an interrogation suggests the suspects in the Boston Marathon attack were motivated by religion but were apparently not tied to any Islamic terrorist groups.

The two brothers, from southern Russia, practiced Islam.

The U.S. officials spoke Monday on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to publicly discuss the investigation.

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