By: Sean Estep
About the Boston Bombing
The first ever boson marathon started in 1897. In 2013 there was a pressure cooker bomb that exploded at 2:50 p.m. The brothers threw homemade bombs out of their car window. The brothers got out of their car and had a gun fight with the police. Hundreds of people ran in the smoke and saved people. There was a 12 block crime scene. Only 3 people died and 264 people were injured.
Extra stuff about the Boston Bombing
There were waves to the marathon one at 10:00 a.m. another at 10:20 a.m. and the last one at 10:40 a.m. In 2013 children got to cheer on their parents and siblings. Lelisa Desisa of Ethiopia won in 2 hours and 10 minutes. Jeff Bauman Jr. had his leg blown off during the bombing. It was two pressure cookers that exploded by the brothers in the marathon.