N.Y. Post Sued for Libel for Boston Bombing ‘Bag Men’ Story

By: Scott Malone | Reuters via MSNBC

Two men whom the New York Post labeled as “Bag Men” in a front-page photo shortly after April’s fatal Boston Marathon bomb attack have sued the newspaper for libel.

The Post reported three days after the bombing that federal investigators were seeking the pair, 16-year-old Salaheddin Barhoum and 24-year-old Yassine Zaimi. The story ran just hours before the FBI released photos of the actual suspects they were pursuing.

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