McAlester News-Capital, McAlester, OK

April 15, 2013

2 dead after pair of bombs explode near Boston Marathon finish line

From submitted reports
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McALESTER — Boston police say two people were killed and 23 people were hurt when a pair of bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

The blasts shattered the end of the race Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry away the injured while stragglers in the 26.2-mile race were rerouted away from the smoking site.