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No conclusive evidence linking Boston JFK Library fire to Marathon blasts

Published time: April 15, 2013 20:39
Edited time: April 16, 2013 11:22
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Police say there is no evidence yet linking the Boston Marathon explosions to a fire at the JFK Library shortly after. Earlier two devices exploded at the event's finish line, killing two people and injuring over 100.

Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis now says the 4:30PM library incident was in all likelihood not related to the Marathon explosions. It has been described as a mechanical fire from an "incendiary device", rather than a blast. An investigation is underway and a connection to the earlier Boston Marathon blast has still not been firmly ruled out.

There were no deaths or injuries in the library incident.

Employees and journalists were not allowed to approach the building. There was reportedly a smell of burnt vinyl around the library.

People have been urged to stay indoors and avoid gathering in large groups. "People should be calm, but should understand this is an ongoing event and we need all the information we can get," the police said.

They are currently stabilizing the situation, checking witness reports and scanning packages.

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Comments (130)

Anonymous user 26.04.2013 06:31

Bs government and Bs mainstream media again. Who believes this Bs Boston bomb story? Really?

Anonymous user 26.04.2013 04:05

Fishy story, brother got of suv and then ran away from police by foot for a day? hard to believe

Anonymous user 26.04.2013 03:44

We are with you and your family tamerlan. God is a God of justice! He WILL bring everything to light

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