As it happened: Manhunt for Boston bomb suspect

Key points

  • Boston police have detained Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, the surviving suspect in the Marathon bombing, after an operation in the suburb of Watertown.
  • His brother Tamerlan Tsarnaev, 26, also a suspect, was killed in a shootout with police near Watertown on Thursday night.
  • The search began after the fatal shooting of a police officer at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in Cambridge.
  • The governor of Massachusetts has relaxed his order for people to stay indoors in the Boston area and has announced the reopening of the subway system. He urged continued vigilance.
  • All times BST.

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  • Patrick Jackson 
  • Jastinder Khera 
  • Sean Fanning 

Last updated 20 April 2013

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