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October 23, 2021

Florida FBI kill man ‘linked to Boston suspect Tsarnaev’

The FBI in Orlando, Florida, have shot a man they were questioning about possible links to Boston bombs suspect Tamerlan Tsarnaev, US media reports. An FBI spokesman said they were responding to the incident and that the agent had shot and killed the man “while conducting official duties”. NBC News quoted unnamed sources as saying the suspect had tried to attack an agent. Tsarnaev died in a shootout with police days after the deadly marathon blasts. Anonymous law enforcement officials and a friend of the man in Orlando said he had been killed on Tuesday night. The agent identified the suspect as Ibragim Todashev.  A friend of the dead man told local media he had been questioned about the Boston bombing investigations.

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