Al-Qaeda Chief Warns US Not to Execute Boston Bomber Tsarnaev

The Boston marathon attack in 2013 killed three people and injured more than 264 civilians.

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Runners continue to run towards the finish line of the Boston Marathon as an explosion erupts on 15 April ,2013 (L). File image of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev by FBI. (R) (Photo: Reuters)
  • Al Qaeda leader Ayman al-Zawahri threatened the United States with “gravest consequences” if Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev or any other Muslim prisoner is executed.

  • Tsarnaev, named in Zawahri’s online video message, was sentenced to death by lethal injection on 24 June last year for the 2013 Boston Marathon Attack.

  • The Boston attack killed three people and injured more than 264 civilians. Tsarnaev is serving his term at the Supermax prison in Florence, Colorado.

(With inputs from Reuters.)

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