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    Tsarnaev Bought Fireworks in N.H.

    SALT LAKE CITY, UT - MAY 4:  Tamerlan Tsamaev waits for a decision in the 201-pound division boxing match during the 2009 Golden Gloves National Tournament of Champions May 4, 2009 in Salt Lake City, Utah. After a car chase and shoot out with police, one suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing, Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, was shot and killed by police early morning April 19, and a manhunt is underway for his brother and second suspect, 19-year-old Dzhokhar A. Tsarnaev. The two men are suspects in the bombings at the Boston Marathon on April 15, that killed three people and wounded at least 170.  (Photo by Glenn DePriest/Getty Images)

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    We're guessing these weren't an early Fourth of July present. Tamerlan Tsarnaev, the elder of the two brothers suspected of bombing the Boston marathon, purchased two mortar kits from a fireworks store in New Hampshire in early February, said Phantom Fireworks vice president William Weimer on Tuesday. According to the store's records, Tsarnaev used $200 cash to buy to "Lock and Load" fireworks kits, each of which came with 24 shells. Weimer speculated that Tsarnaev extracted the explosive powder from the shells but "probably came to the conclusion that they couldn’t harvest enough powder to do what they wanted to do with them." A search on Sunday of the dorm room belonging to the younger suspect, Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, uncovered a "large pyrotechnic," according to authorities.

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