Boston Marathon Bombing

3 Found Dead With 264 Other Fatal Injuries

The Tragedy

During the Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, two pressure cooker bombs exploded at 2:49 p.m. killing 3 people and injuring 264.The bombs exploded about 13 seconds and 210 yards (190 m) apart, near the finish line on Boylston Street. The suspects were identified later that day as the brothersDzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev.


Shortly after the FBI released the images, the suspects allegedly killed an MIT police officer, carjacked an SUV, and initiated an exchange of gunfire with the police in Watertown, Massachusetts. During the exchange, an MBTA police officer was critically injured, Tamerlan Tsarnaev was killed, and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev was injured and escaped. An unprecedented manhunt ensued on April 19, with thousands of police searching a 20-block area of Watertown

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