Family of Boston Marathon bombing suspects torn over brothers' involvement

Relatives of the two brothers believed to be behind the bombings at the Boston Marathon are openly torn over their alleged involvement. The suspects' sister

An uncle of the two brothers spoke to

An uncle of the two brothers spoke to reporters outside his Maryland home, delivering condolences to the victims of the attack. (Credit: News 12)

WOODBURY - Relatives of the two brothers believed to be behind the bombings at the Boston Marathon are openly torn over their alleged involvement.

The suspects' sister refused to show her face today at her home in West New York, a town in northern New Jersey. But through a cracked door, she told reporters that she was shocked to hear of the manhunt. She added that she hasn't seen her brothers in a long time.

Meanwhile, an uncle of the two brothers spoke to reporters outside his Maryland home. He delivered condolences to the victims of the attack and said he was shocked and ashamed by his family's connection to the tragedy.

Ruslan Tsarni says that his brother is the father of the two men identified by police as Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev, who are originally from the Russian region of Chechnya. One of the brothers, 26-year-old Tamerlan, was fatally wounded early Friday morning in a firefight with authorities, according to police. 

The missing suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, has since been found and is in police custody.

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