Boston Marathon hit by terrorist bombs

Live Blog by Zuri Berry on Apr 15, 2013 at 5:15 PM
Video shot by Steve Silva, Producer, at the scene of the first explosion


Two explosions occurred near the Boston Marathon finish line at 2:50 p.m. The race was diverted before being halted as police and fire crews swept the area. Another device was found, which was purposely detonated by Boston Police at Boylston Street. Another incident at JFK Library, which was thought to be a fourth-related incident, is now being considered as a fire-related issue by the Boston Police Department. Two people are dead and 107 are injured. >>> This is a developing story.

2 thoughts on “Boston Marathon hit by terrorist bombs

    • eideard says:

      Unclear if 3rd device destroyed by explosion or more usual small water cannon which breaks things up sufficiently to inhibit explosion – but still sound enough to sort for sources. Doubtful if any news reporting is accurate as far as unexploded devices is concerned. Parallel to the fog or war is apt – at this point in time.

      Any orders would have come from local PD – priority being protecting folks.

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