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Friend, Former Classmate of At Large Bombing Suspect: He Once Justified Terrorism

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"...in regards to terrorism, that acts of terror 'not being a serious issue if you come from a place that I come from.'"

This undated photo provided by the vkontakte website shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been on the run, described as "armed and dangerous" and suspected of the Boston Marathon bombing. His brother, Tamerlan, was killed during a violent police chase. The two ethnic Chechen brothers came from Dagestan, a Russian republic bordering the province of Chechnya. Credit: AP

This undated photo provided by the vkontakte website shows Dzhokhar Tsarnaev. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been on the run, described as "armed and dangerous" and suspected of the Boston Marathon bombing. His brother, Tamerlan, was killed during a violent police chase. The two ethnic Chechen brothers came from Dagestan, a Russian republic bordering the province of Chechnya. Credit: AP

A friend and former high school classmate of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, formerly known as "suspect #2" in the Boston Marathon bombings, told CNN on Friday that the alleged bomber once seemingly justified terrorism.

Eric Machado told anchor Jake Tapper that he thought the photos released by the FBI possibly showed his friend and former classmate, who also goes by "Jahar." However, he didn't want to report it because he wasn't sure.

Machado also shed some potentially important information about a recent conversation his friend allegedly had with Tsarnaev.

"A friend of mine, we've been in contact this morning, and he has told me that there was a conversation that him and another close friend of mine had recently…in regards to terrorism, that acts of terror 'not being a serious issue if you come from a place that I come from.'"

Keep in mind, the details Machado reported on CNN were composed of second-hand information he received from a friend so it is possible that it isn't 100 percent accurate. Authorities were still searching for Dzhokhar Tsarnaev Friday afternoon.

Watch the segment via CNN below:

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