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Police: 3 dead in marathon blast

Updated: April 16, 2013, 12:25 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

BOSTON -- Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 150 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that terrorists might have struck again in the U.S.

Eight hospitals were treating the injured, of which at least 17 were in critical condition late Monday. An 8-year-old boy was one of the victims. He was identified as Martin Richard, according ...

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