Tuesday, April 16, 2013
Two reported blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed three people and injured more than 170 others Monday, Boston police said. The explosions occurred at about 2:45 p.m., more than two hours after the first of the race's nearly 27,000 runners had crossed the finish line, CNN Producer Matt Frucci reported. Authorities did not say immediately what caused the explosions.
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Posted by The ATC Team at 6:48 PM