Suspects' Uncle, Ruslan Tsarni: Tsarnaev Brothers Are "Losers"

Ruslan Tsarni, the brother of the father of Boston Marathon bombing suspects Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, told the press for the remaining suspect still at large, Dzhokhar, 19, to turn himself over to the authorities. 

"Dzhokhar, if you are alive, turn yourself in and ask for forgiveness," he said as reported by the Associated Press. 

Deeply ashamed by the news of his family brought on by recent events, Tsarni called the Tsarnaev brothers "losers" and said that they do not deserve to live on live on the planet. He denied any connection of the Tsarnaev brothers to that of Chechnya, as well as Islam. According to Tsarni, the brothers had troubles adjusting to life in the United states and therefore ended up " just hating everyone."

Estranged from his nephews and their family, Tsarni also said that he had not seen either of the boys since December of 2005. He also said he had not spoken to their father since 2009. 

Although both brothers are of Chechen origin, Tsarni says that they were born in  Kyrgyzstan.

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Zainab Akande

Born and raised in New York City, Zainab is a University of Delaware alum, currently working on obtaining her M.A. in journalism at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism in New York. http://zainabakande.com/

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