Boston explosions kill three, injure scores at marathon's end

Bombings that killed three people, injured scores and sent smoke and flame soaring near the Boston Marathon’s finish line were an act of terror, authorities said.

16th April, 2013
The explosions occurred near Boston's Copley Square at about 2:50 pm local times

Bombings that killed three people, injured scores and sent smoke and flame soaring near the Boston Marathon’s finish line were an act of terror, authorities said.

The explosions near Copley Square occurred as recreational runners were finishing about 2:50 pm local time yesterday, police said. Runners buffeted by the shock wave fell to the ground and one man walked away with clothes in tatters as white and orange fumes billowed into the air.

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