Photos of Boston Marathon Bomb Fragments Shown by Police Leaked by FBI and Media

Police in the United States have shown what they believe to be the fragments of one of two incendiary devices which exploded near the finishing line of the Boston marathon on Monday.

Officers say an everyday kitchen pressure cooker was packed not only with explosives but also ball bearings and nails to make it even more lethal.

Investigators now know how, where and when the atrocity occurred, but say they still have no idea about who planted the devices or why.

Source: Euro News

“An intelligence bulletin issued to law enforcement includes a picture of a mangled pressure cooker and a torn black bag that the FBI says were part of a bomb that exploded during the Boston marathon.

The bulletin was obtained by The Associated Press.

Both explosive devices used in the Boston Marathon attack appear to have been placed in metal pressure cookers packed with nails and ball bearings designed to amplify the damage from the explosions, CBS News correspondent Bob Orr reports.” – Read more on CBS News

Also view: U.S. Terror Tragedy: Boston Marathon Explosion Bombing Photos and News Links

Suggested Reading:

For the latest updates on the Boston Marathon Bombing Aftermath go to these sources: Washington PostBostonThe GuardianCNN2ABC NewsDay 2Day 3,  InagistRT NewsNY Times Day 1Day 2.

Also, view Youtube’s collection of videos about the Boston Marathon Explosions, and read the Wikipedia page about the bombings, 2013 Boston Marathon Bombing.

Boston Police are looking for tips: 617-635-4500 or 1-800-494-TIPS.


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