Bombing Suspects’ Mom: Blood was ‘Paint’

There is something seriously wrong with the way these people think.

The mother of the two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing says she believes the tragedy that killed three people and injured dozens more was staged, that the bombing was fake.

“That’s what I want to know, because everybody’s talking about it — that this is a show, that’s what I want to know. That’s what I want to understand,” said Zubeidat Tsarnaev.

She has seen a video purporting the wild idea, she told CNN’s Nick Paton Walsh, who interviewed her in Makhachkala, Dagestan. He asked if she has seen the news images of the actual bombings and the suffering they caused.

“I haven’t,” she answered. There was no blood, she said. It was paint. But her disbelief broke down when she spoke of the victims. “I really feel sorry for all of them. Really feel sorry for all of them,” she said, her voice cracking. But she is resolute about not believing that her sons, Dzhokhar, 19, and Tamerlan, 26 were involved.

The elder son was killed after the two allegedly violently resisted and fled police. Tamerlan’s body remains unclaimed. Dzhokhar is hospitalized with severe injuries, and faces terrorism and murder charges. His mother said at a news conference Thursday that authorities “already told us they will not let us see Dzhokhar.”

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