Explosions at Boston Marathon finish line kill 3, injure hundreds
BOSTON - At least three people were killed and almost 150 have been injured in explosions at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Authorities have confirmed one of those killed was an 8-year-old boy.
Pres. Barack Obama said while addressing the nation Monday evening, “We will find out who did this and we will hold them accountable.”
Boston authorities said the explosions came from “crudely-made devices.”
Witnesses reported hearing two explosions at the finish line of the marathon.
Boston authorities have confirmed a third explosion was controlled to detonate a suspicious device.
Officials are investing the cause of the explosions.
Authorities have not said if anyone has claimed responsibility for these blasts.
The Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum said the Oklahoma Memorial Marathon will be as scheduled April 28. However, they said they will not be afraid to cancel it if they learn of threats.
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