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Marathon Terrorists: After manhunt, black hut killed, white hut captured.

New-fbi-photo-boston-suspects. The man in the right was killed by Police, the other one was captured

New-fbi-photo-boston-suspects. The man in the right was killed by Police,the other one was captured

BOSTON — In a direct appeal for help from the public, the F.B.I. on Thursday released pictures and video of two young men who officials believe may be responsible for the explosions that killed three people and wounded more than 170 during the Boston Marathon.

Officials said they have images of one of the men putting a black backpack on the ground just minutes before two near-simultaneous blasts went off near the finish line of the marathon at 2:50 p.m. on Monday.READ MORE HERE

One suspect, seen in pictures released Thursday by the Federal Bureau of Investigation wearing a black hat, had been shot, said Timothy P. Alben of the Masschusetts State Police in a press conference early Friday morning.  READ MORE HERE

A day-long dragnet for the second of two brothers believed to be behind Monday’s Boston Marathon bombing ended Friday night, with police capturing the suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev covered in blood and hiding in a boat in the backyard of a man who called 911 after becoming suspicious of activity on his property.

“We got him,” Boston Mayor Tom Menino tweeted moments later, as neighbors gathered to form a gauntlet of cheers while a phalanx of police cars departed the scene.

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Authorities are investigating whether terrorists acted independently without international connections, or if the older brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev (26) was a “sleeping cell”  acting for a foreign government or terrorist organization.