Boston suspects planned to attack New York Times Square

Eurasia News

The brothers accused of carrying out the Boston marathon bombings also planned to carry out an attack in Times Square, New York mayor Michael Bloomberg said on Thursday. Bloomberg said the information on the attack had been provided by surviving suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).Tsarnaev and his older brother Tamerlan, who are ethnic Chechens, said they planned to go to New York “to party”, according to investigators. Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed in a shootout with police four days after the April 15 Boston bombings which killed three people and injured 264.Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was critically wounded in the hunt to detain him and is now in hospital in Boston.