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Explosions and deaths at Boston Marathon finish line

_5438960584Two explosions ripped through the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The euphoria of crossing the finish line turned into bloody chaos as two blasts rocked the end of the 26.2-mile trek. A third incident, a fire at JFK Library, was also reported, though was later considered to be unconnected to the earlier bombings. The blasts have left and three dead. In the chaotic aftermath of the explosions, passersby rushed to the rescue of the injured.

Three people were killed and more than 175 injured as two powerful explosions detonated in quick succession near the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston’s Back Bay section, transforming a scene of athletic celebration into bloody chaos.

When the smoke cleared from the apparent terrorist attack, dozens of victims lay in the street, some unconscious, some grievously injured, including some whose limbs had been torn off by the blast.

The dead included an 8-year-old boy, according to two law enforcement sources briefed on the investigation. Boston Children’s Hospital reported that those treated there included a 9-year-old girl, a 7-year-old boy, a 12-year-old, and a 2-year-old._1064186596

President Barack Obama vowed that whoever planted the explosives would be found and brought to justice.

“We still do not know who did this or why. And people shouldn’t jump to conclusions before we have all the facts,” he told reporters at the White House shortly after 6 p.m. “But make no mistake, we will get to the bottom of this … Any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice.”

Meanwhile, Montserratians in Boston are grappling with the aftermath of the bomb attacks on the Boston patriots day marathon on Monday, in Massachusetts. The home of thousands of Montserratians who migrated to that state as early as in the mid 1950’s, and before.,

Montserratians living in the Boston Massachusetts area immediately called to give updates to their families and friends here on their well being and that of their family members and other.

_0403551218However, among the injured is Montserratian Philistine Daley the daughter of Cathleen Daley Herbert, although Philistine Daley was not badly injured she had to receive treatment for a ruptured eardrum and minor cuts and bruises, she was scheduled to be released from hospital Wednesday.

The Montserratians all confirmed that the attack sent shock waves throughout Boston and elsewhere around the world, some also reporting how it was amazing and heartwarming to witness the outpouring of support from Montserratians at home in different parts of the US and elsewhere around the world.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/boston-marathon-explosion-gallery-1.1317371#ixzz2QpRxJxxL

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_5438960584Two explosions ripped through the finish line of the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013. The euphoria of crossing the finish line turned into bloody chaos as two blasts rocked the end of the 26.2-mile trek. A third incident, a fire at JFK Library, was also reported, though was later considered to be unconnected to the earlier bombings. The blasts have left and three dead. In the chaotic aftermath of the explosions, passersby rushed to the rescue of the injured.

Three people were killed and more than 175 injured as two powerful explosions detonated in quick succession near the Boston Marathon finish line in Boston’s Back Bay section, transforming a scene of athletic celebration into bloody chaos.

When the smoke cleared from the apparent terrorist attack, dozens of victims lay in the street, some unconscious, some grievously injured, including some whose limbs had been torn off by the blast.

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The dead included an 8-year-old boy, according to two law enforcement sources briefed on the investigation. Boston Children’s Hospital reported that those treated there included a 9-year-old girl, a 7-year-old boy, a 12-year-old, and a 2-year-old._1064186596

President Barack Obama vowed that whoever planted the explosives would be found and brought to justice.

“We still do not know who did this or why. And people shouldn’t jump to conclusions before we have all the facts,” he told reporters at the White House shortly after 6 p.m. “But make no mistake, we will get to the bottom of this … Any responsible individuals, any responsible groups will feel the full weight of justice.”

Meanwhile, Montserratians in Boston are grappling with the aftermath of the bomb attacks on the Boston patriots day marathon on Monday, in Massachusetts. The home of thousands of Montserratians who migrated to that state as early as in the mid 1950’s, and before.,

Montserratians living in the Boston Massachusetts area immediately called to give updates to their families and friends here on their well being and that of their family members and other.

_0403551218However, among the injured is Montserratian Philistine Daley the daughter of Cathleen Daley Herbert, although Philistine Daley was not badly injured she had to receive treatment for a ruptured eardrum and minor cuts and bruises, she was scheduled to be released from hospital Wednesday.

The Montserratians all confirmed that the attack sent shock waves throughout Boston and elsewhere around the world, some also reporting how it was amazing and heartwarming to witness the outpouring of support from Montserratians at home in different parts of the US and elsewhere around the world.

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/boston-marathon-explosion-gallery-1.1317371#ixzz2QpRxJxxL