DEBKAfile Special Report April 20, 2013, 5:03 AM (GMT+02:00)
After a day of lockdown, Bostonians came out cheering when their mayor shouted “We got him!” A massive police operation in Boston ended Friday night with the capture of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, 19, suspected with his brother of the twin bombing Monday, April 15, at the Boston Marathon, which left three dead and 180 injured and the death of a police in a shootout out at MIT Friday. He was finally hunted down hiding in a boat at a Watertown address and captured injured but conscious and able to answer questions.
DEBKAfile Special Report August 31, 2010, 6:45 AM (GMT+02:00)
The Dutch public prosecutor said the two Yemeni men are being held on suspicion of a conspiracy to commit a terrorist criminal act. Ahmed Mohamed Nasser al-Soofi and Hezam al-Mursi were arrested at Schiphol on arrival from Chicago aboard United Airlines Flight 908 after US authorities had raised concerns about suspicious items in their luggage, including box cutters, knives a cell phone taped to a medicine bottle and 7,000 dollars. Still, they were allowed to fly out of Chicago.