Essay On Boston Marathon Bombing

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‘’On April 15, 2013, two bombs went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, killing three spectators and wounding more than 260 other people. Four days later, after an intense manhunt that shut down the Boston area, police captured one of the bombing suspects, 19-year-old Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, whose older brother and fellow suspect, 26-year-old Tamerlan Tsarnaev, died following a shootout with law enforcement earlier that same day” (“Boston Marathon Bombings”).This capture and shootout brought closure to the boston marathon bombing. Two brothers were responsible for the Boston Marathon bombings. The terror ended after the brothers were captured four days later.

Boston Marathon Bombing
2013 Boston Marathon was held on Patriots’
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Within hours the fatal shooting of a Massachusetts Institute of Technology campus police officer in Cambridge, Massachusetts, and the armed carjacking of a sport-utility vehicle in Boston’s Allston neighbourhood spurred speculation about a possible connection between those crimes and the marathon bombing. Police pursued the stolen vehicle and Improvised explosive devices were thrown at the police, as many as 300 rounds were exchanged, and a police officer was shot and wounded watertown identified as one of the two suspects in the bombing, was seriously wounded by explosives and multiple gunshot .Tamerlan Tsarnaev was taken to a hospital and was pronounced dead. In the early morning hours a resident whose house was several blocks from the shoot-out went to his backyard to check on the boat that was parked there. Dzhokhar Tsarnaev hiding in the boat Police soon arrived, and after a short standoff Tsarnaev was taken into custody. On April 22 federal prosecutors charged him with having used a weapon of mass destruction in the marathon attacks. After a two-week trial, on April 8, 2015, Tsarnaev was found guilty on 30 counts in connection with the bombing; 17 of those charges carried the possibility of the death penalty.(Boston Marathon bombing )

The manhunt
The Boston Marathon Bombing is meaningful to our history because it is an act of terrorism done on americans soil by an islamic terrorist . The two brothers Tamerlan

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