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Tsarnaev injuries detailed in court filings

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Newly released court documents provide gruesome details of the injuries that accused Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev suffered before his capture, including a skull fracture.

Dr. Stephen Ray Odom, a trauma surgeon who treated Tsarnaev at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, described the alleged terrorist’s injuries during a court proceeding at the hospital in April, three days after his arrest. The transcript of his testimony was ordered unsealed Monday.

“He has multiple gunshot wounds, the most severe of which appears to have entered through the left side inside of his mouth and exited the left face, lower face,” Odom said, according to the transcript.

Odom said that Tsarnaev “definitely knows where he is” and would be able to answer questions.

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