Boston Police Ask Media To Avoid Broadcasting Tactical Positions

The Boston Police Department on Friday urged members of the media to refrain from broadcasting the tactical positions of officers who are searching for 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings. Tsarnaev’s older brother, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, was killed in a firefight with police early Friday.

 

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