BOSTON (CBS) – A second uncle of the two men suspected in the Boston Marathon bombings says the men have been in the U.S. for seven or eight years.

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Alvi Tsarni told CBS News because of some issues in the family, he hadn’t spoken to the two men for a couple of years.

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However, he says Tamerlan called him yesterday to apologize for that.

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“Yesterday he called me and said ‘forgive me,’” Alvi Tsarni said.

Alvi Tsarni expressed disbelief that his nephews could have committed such a horrific act.

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“I’m sorry too if he did this. It’s crazy… It’s not possible… I cannot believe he did this,” he said.