It was a gruesome scene.
Just before 3 p.m. Monday afternoon, as the second half of the 23,000 runners participating in the Boston Marathon continued to make their way to the finish line, two bombs went off at the end of that 26.2-mile course.
At least three people were killed; more than 140 injured.
It was mass carnage—and mass confusion.
Many of those injured were children; an 8-year-old child was among those killed.
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