Boston Marathon Bombing

April 15, 2013

The Attack

The Boston Bombing happened on April 15, 2013 at the finish line of the world famous Boston Marathon. In the attack 3 people were killed and over 270 were wounded.  Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev two brothers were the maserminds of this opperation. They used two pressure cookers filled with shrapnel as there bombs. The man hunt went on four four days after the attack. But on April 18th they trapped the brothers in a deadly firefight. Tamerlan got shot and Dzhokhar ran him over with a car during his escape. Dzhoker was found on April 19th tho hiding in a boat in a mans back yard. He was tried by the United States and was charged with the Death Penalty.The brothers were motivated to do this by extremist islamic beliefs.