Zubeidat Tsarnaev, mother of 'Boston bombers', speaks out

'Whoever is dead over there, it's not my son' says mother of marathon attack suspects

LAST UPDATED AT 13:50 ON Tue 23 Apr 2013

ZUBEIDAT Tsarnaev, the mother of the two brothers suspected of carrying out the Boston marathon bombing, says her sons Tamerlan and Dzhokhar are innocent of the crime and have been "set up". In a video interview with Channel 4 News (below), Zubeidat also suggests her elder son Tamerlan, 26, who was killed after a shoot-out with police last week, is still alive.

Speaking to journalists from Makhachkala, in the Russian republic of Dagestan, Zubeidat said she was "really mad and angry at America" for framing her children. "Somebody did this, somebody set this up, not my kids. Whoever is dead over there, it's not my son. The body is half of the body of my son, you know what I mean? So this is not my son."

In the interview Zubeidat, an observant Muslim, insists the FBI had been monitoring Tamerlan and a federal agent had told her he was a "nice boy." She says the agent asked her if she thought her son could get involved in a "radical organisation".

"I said 'no, no'," Zubeidat says.

The interview comes a day after Fox News reported that Zubeidat, 46, had worked in Boston as a beautician. Former client Alyssa Kilzer said the mother-of-four "gave a damn good facial" but says Zubeidat believed the September 11 attacks were "purposefully created by the American government to make America hate Muslims".

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Silly cow...but potentially dangerous.

How nice

She is probably right

Idiot

Wicked Witch of the West.... lock your dog's up!

this woman got caught stealing in America, her sons become terrorists and she continues to act like its everyone else's fault. Would not be surprised to find out she is the one who turned her sons into terrorists. What a pig she is.

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