'Suspicious backpacks' found at Boston Marathon finish line

Boston Marathon a year on: two 'suspicious backpacks' have been found near the finish line, Bomb Squad is on the scene.

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Published Tue, Apr 15 2014 7:43 PM CDT   |   Updated Sat, Aug 8 2020 10:29 AM CDT

A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, two unattended bags have been discovered, with the Boston Police Department's bomb squad now on the scene. They are investigating the area after a man "dropped a backpack at the finish line and marched up the street screaming "Boston Strong!", reports news.com.au.

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That man has reportedly been detained by the Boston Fire Department. This news comes one year after 264 people were injured, and three people died after backpacks exploded near the finish line of last year's Boston Marathon.

NEWS SOURCE:mobile.news.com.au

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