WSJ: Case against friends bolsters theory of NH fireworks' role in bombing

Defendants Dias Kadyrbayev (L) and Azamat Tazhayakov are pictured in a courtroom sketch, appearing in front of Federal Magistrate Marianne Bowler at the John Joseph Moakley United States Federal Courthouse in Boston. (Reuters)

Federal charges against three friends of the surviving Boston bombing suspect give further credence to earlier reports that the alleged bombers may have used explosives extracted from easily available consumer fireworks in their deadly devices.


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