Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev, the Boston Marathon bombing suspect still on the run, tweeted to the world about a tragedy that he allegedly caused, telling people to “stay safe” after the explosions and making a cryptic remark about “people that know the truth, but stay silent.”
Tsarnaev, 19, who goes by the nickname Jahar and tweeted under the handle @j_tsar, used a picture of a roaring lion instead of a picture of his face. And the page carries the common Arabic greeting “salam aleikum.”
Many of the tweets talk about his college life at the University of Massachusetts at Dartmouth or other teenage pursuits such as his love of Game of Thrones. But, in hindsight, some of the tweets seem ominous.
“There are people that know the truth but stay silent & there are people that speak the truth but we don’t hear them cuz they’re the minority,” he wrote on Tuesday, the day after he and his brother allegedly set off two bombs that killed three people near the finish line of the Boston marathon.
Dzhokar also said he got a haircut -- something he normally doesn’t do -- just before the Boston Marathon bombing, raising questions of whether he was trying to look less suspicious in the crowd.
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