At least two dead, 64 injured as two bombs hit Boston Marathon finish line

My prayers are with the people of Boston.

National Post | News

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The final runners of the Boston Marathon were trickling in Monday afternoon when twin bombs exploded near the finish line raising alarms that terrorists might have struck again in the U.S.

But as the FBI took charge of the investigation, authorities shed no light on a motive or who may have carried out the bombings, and police said they had no suspects in custody.

The fiery twin blasts took place about 10 seconds and about 100 yards apart, felling athletes, spewing smoke and debris into the air and killing at least three people, including an eight-year-old boy.

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• Two powerful explosions hit Boston at 673 Boylston Street at 2:50 p.m., near the finish line of the Boston Marathon
• Police chief says ‘you can reach your own conclusion’ if explosions…

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