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Deadly explosions throw Boston Marathon into chaos

Publié par Clifford Armion le 16/04/2013

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Alana Semuels, Andrew Tangel and Richard A. Serrano

BOSTON — Two crude but deadly bombs ripped through crowds at the Boston Marathon on Monday, turning the finish line into a scene of chaos and carnage, killing 3, injuring at least 140 and closing down parts of central Boston.
The back-to-back explosions near Copley Square detonated near packed grandstands, severing limbs and causing serious shrapnel injuries to scores of spectators and others. Half a million people had gathered for the marathon, which drew runners from 50 nations.
A large area was cordoned off near some of the city's best-known landmarks, including the Boston Public Library and Prudential Tower. Police armed with assault rifles set up security posts outside hospitals where the wounded were streaming in.
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"Deadly explosions throw Boston Marathon into chaos ", La Clé des Langues [en ligne], Lyon, ENS de LYON/DGESCO (ISSN 2107-7029), avril 2013. Consulté le 21/04/2024. URL: https://cle.ens-lyon.fr/anglais/archives/archives-revue-de-presse/deadly-explosions-throw-boston-marathon-into-chaos-