Tamerlan Tsarnaev Disrupted Boston Mosque Services

Yusufi Vali of the Islamic Society of Boston in Cambridge recounts bombing suspect's outbursts.
2:36 | 04/23/13

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When the bombings happened. Always. And hurt. I mean these were such disgraceful. Terrible acts. And did attacked it's the symbol of mind -- Boston. I mean everyone that we've talked to so far didn't really know. -- this individual -- -- interactive here is there really known Tim Mitchell the older suspect. Who -- -- and -- visited the congregation. And the two incidents the first one was during a congregational -- where. -- the preacher. You know started talking about. The appropriateness of you know celebrating. National holidays like July 4 and Thanksgiving Thanksgiving was around the corner. And down you know and just how it's appropriate to celebrate the -- -- profit and so he stood up and challenged. I was the first incident and then the second incident -- In January around Marin Luther king. -- and our preacher said listen. You know Martin Luther King has a great man -- -- always going to be remembered history in the context that if -- also discussing profit comment. And so at that time he stood up and also you know challenge and actually called. In -- preacher hypocrite. At which point the congregation. And people of the congress mr. Shanahan and instead you need to leave since he stepped out of -- -- and after the sermon was fish and birds were down. Then. You know some of the beaters. The center sat down with them and said listen you have a clear choice. Either you're silent. You know from now on and -- these sermons. Or you know you're not going to be -- And so the rest of the time was silent but I think our reaction is what's Boston's reaction right it's incredible hurt and shocked that. These people could you know do something like this I think the spirit of Boston -- -- -- And and confident that people realize that these people. Were isolated examples in the same way can the team is quick and it's you know in Oklahoma bombings. I know that people America didn't want will not -- you know the whole community for just the actions of one or two people.

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