Boston Marathon Bombings

Apr 16, 2013, 08:55 AM IST
Injured people and debris lie on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line following an explosion in Boston.
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Injured people and debris lie on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line following an explosion in Boston.

Injured people and debris lie on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line following an explosion in Boston.
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Injured people and debris lie on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line following an explosion in Boston.

A Boston Marathon competitor and Boston police run from the area of an explosion near the finish line in Boston.
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A Boston Marathon competitor and Boston police run from the area of an explosion near the finish line in Boston.

An injured person is helped on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line following an explosion in Boston.
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An injured person is helped on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line following an explosion in Boston.

People react to an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.
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People react to an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.

President Barack Obama pauses as he begins to speak in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House.
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President Barack Obama pauses as he begins to speak in the James Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House.

Bill Iffrig, 78, lies on the ground as police officers react to a second explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston.
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Bill Iffrig, 78, lies on the ground as police officers react to a second explosion at the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston.

An injured woman is tended to at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, in Boston.
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An injured woman is tended to at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, in Boston.

The flag on the East Front of the US Capitol is lowered to half-staff on Capitol Hill, in Washington, after the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
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The flag on the East Front of the US Capitol is lowered to half-staff on Capitol Hill, in Washington, after the explosions at the Boston Marathon.

People react as an explosion goes off near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston. Two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
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People react as an explosion goes off near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston. Two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.

Medical workers aid an injured woman at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following two explosions there.
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Medical workers aid an injured woman at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following two explosions there.

People assist an injured after an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.
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People assist an injured after an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.

People react to an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.
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People react to an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.

Scene after two explosions occurred during the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.
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Scene after two explosions occurred during the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.

One of the blast sites on Boylston Street near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon is investigated by two people in protective suits in the wake of two blasts in Boston.
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One of the blast sites on Boylston Street near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon is investigated by two people in protective suits in the wake of two blasts in Boston.

Chris Darmody, right, holds his wife Sue in Boston. Chris says he was waiting for Sue when an explosion detonated near his location at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
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Chris Darmody, right, holds his wife Sue in Boston. Chris says he was waiting for Sue when an explosion detonated near his location at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Blood from victims covers the sidewalk on Boylston Street, at the site of an explosion during the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.
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Blood from victims covers the sidewalk on Boylston Street, at the site of an explosion during the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston.

Los Angeles Amtrak Police officers arrest a man outside Union Station in Los Angeles. The city increased security following bomb explosions in Boston.
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Los Angeles Amtrak Police officers arrest a man outside Union Station in Los Angeles. The city increased security following bomb explosions in Boston.

A Los Angeles Sheriffs Counter Terrorism Unit officer carries an AR-15 assault rifle, as he patrols the entrance to Union Station in Los Angeles.
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A Los Angeles Sheriffs Counter Terrorism Unit officer carries an AR-15 assault rifle, as he patrols the entrance to Union Station in Los Angeles.

Medical workers aid an injured man at the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston.
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Medical workers aid an injured man at the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston.

Kirsten Feil, right, of New Orleans, and her boyfriend Tim Phillips, are greeted by her friend Saima Zaman as she arrives at Louis Armstrong International Airport after returning from competing in the Boston Marathon, in Kenner, La.
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Kirsten Feil, right, of New Orleans, and her boyfriend Tim Phillips, are greeted by her friend Saima Zaman as she arrives at Louis Armstrong International Airport after returning from competing in the Boston Marathon, in Kenner, La.

Lizzie Lee, 56, of Lynwood, Wash., who was participating in her first Boston Marathon and 11th overall, holds a candle and a flower at Boston Common during a vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions.
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Lizzie Lee, 56, of Lynwood, Wash., who was participating in her first Boston Marathon and 11th overall, holds a candle and a flower at Boston Common during a vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions.

Detroit Tigers` fan Tab Waterman, of Portland, Ore., holds a sign in honor of the victims of the Monday bombings at the Boston Marathon as he stands outside the Seattle Mariners` ballpark before a baseball game against the Tigers in Seattle.
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Detroit Tigers` fan Tab Waterman, of Portland, Ore., holds a sign in honor of the victims of the Monday bombings at the Boston Marathon as he stands outside the Seattle Mariners` ballpark before a baseball game against the Tigers in Seattle.

Emma MacDonald, 21, center, cries during a vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions at Boston Common.
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Emma MacDonald, 21, center, cries during a vigil for the victims of the Boston Marathon explosions at Boston Common.

Women cheer after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass.
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Women cheer after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass.

A gathering of people applaud as first responders leave the scene after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass.
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A gathering of people applaud as first responders leave the scene after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown, Mass.

This still frame from video shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev visible through an ambulance after he was captured in Watertown, Mass.
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This still frame from video shows Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev visible through an ambulance after he was captured in Watertown, Mass.

A gathering of people including the media gather around a police officer as he leaves the scene after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown.
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A gathering of people including the media gather around a police officer as he leaves the scene after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown.

A police officer and a woman react to news of the arrest of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.
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A police officer and a woman react to news of the arrest of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects.

Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, at podium, speaks while accompanied by State Police Col. Timothy Alben, second from right, and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, right, during a news conference, after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown.
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Boston Police Commissioner Ed Davis, at podium, speaks while accompanied by State Police Col. Timothy Alben, second from right, and Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick, right, during a news conference, after the arrest of a suspect of the Boston Marathon bombings in Watertown.

A line forms to shake the hand of officer Raymond Coldero, right, as a crowd reacts to news of the arrest of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects during a celebration at Boston.
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A line forms to shake the hand of officer Raymond Coldero, right, as a crowd reacts to news of the arrest of one of the Boston Marathon bombing suspects during a celebration at Boston.

A crowd gathers at Boston Common after the final suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was arrested, in Boston.
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A crowd gathers at Boston Common after the final suspect in the Boston Marathon bombing was arrested, in Boston.