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8-year-old Among The Dead in Boston Marathon Blasts

 

Police have confirmed that one of the three people killed in the explosions at the Boston Marathon finish line was an 8-year-old.

 

Various news agencies have reported the child was a boy. More than 100 people were treated for injuries sustained in the blast, which occurred about three hours after the winners crossed the finish line, and several are hospitalized in critical condition.

 

Several other children were among those listed as injured, including at least one as young as 2.

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