'Recovering' Boston bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev starting to walk

London, May 31 (ANI): Surviving Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is recovering and has started to walk, his mother has said.

In an interview for an international news agency, Zubeidat Tsarnaeva said her son told her during a telephonic conversation that he and his brother, killed in a police manhunt after the blasts, were innocent.

According to the BBC, Tsarnaev, who was shot and injured during the manhunt, is currently being held in a prison hospital.

Zubeidat said that it was the first conversation she had had with son since he has been held in custody.

The Tsarnaev family has continued to claim that their son is innocent.

The Boston Marathon bombings on 15 April left three people dead and more than 260 others injured. (ANI)

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