April 15, 2013
[…] “Notably absent from [Obama’s] remarks was the word “terror,” though federal investigators are classifying the bombings as a terror event. It is not clear if it’s from a domestic or foreign source, a federal law enforcement official with knowledge of the investigation said.”
“Runners getting set to take part in the Boston Marathon were warned beforehand that they were going to die, said a Squamish resident who took part in the race.”
“CBS reported that an individual is in custody. He is reportedly cooperative and denies involvement in the attack.”
A White House official says the Boston attack will be handled as an ‘act of terror’ itv.co/15gkr06
— ITV News (@itvnews) April 15, 2013
ADL: Boston attack happened during week of heightened alert; anniversery of Oklahoma City bombing, Hitler’s birthday bit.ly/ZtgXQE
— Haaretz.com (@haaretzcom) April 15, 2013
Boston Marathon bombings: City in total lockdown after worst terror attack in US since 9/11 mirr.im/106wcVO
— Daily Mirror (@DailyMirror) April 15, 2013
BBC: Suggests “homegrown terrorism”
This Is Different From 9/11: Wesley Clark
Domestic terrorism: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, chair of the Senate Intelligence Committee, said she has been in touch with all of the intelligence agencies and none had intelliglence warning of the bombing at the Boston Marathon.
Feinstein (D-Calif.) called the bombing a terrorist event but said it remained unclear if it was domestic or foreign.
— USA TODAY (@USATODAY) April 15, 2013
CNN and CBS are officially calling the bombing at the #BostonMarathon a terrorist attack.
— Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) April 15, 2013
CNN Analyst: ‘Right-Wing Extremists’ Could Be Behind Boston Marathon Bombing: — — Less than two hours af… bit.ly/17fkdCS
— Breitbart News (@BreitbartNews) April 15, 2013
Authorities ID suspect as Saudi national in marathon bombings, under guard at Boston hospital. “Investigators have a suspect — a Saudi Arabian national — in the horrific Boston Marathon bombings, The Post has learned. Law enforcement sources said the 20-year-old suspect was under guard at an undisclosed Boston hospital.”
“University of Mobile’s Cross Country Coach, who was near the finish line of the Boston Marathon when a series of explosions went off, said he thought it was odd there were bomb sniffing dogs at the start and finish lines.”
CNN National Security Analyst Warns Of ‘Right-Wing Extremists’ Behind Boston Bombings. “CNN national security analyst Peter Bergen told host Jake Tapper on Monday that the explosions in Boston could be the work of Al Qaeda terrorists as much as they could be part of a planned assault by ‘right-wing extremists.’ Bergen said he was reminded of the Oklahoma City bombing, and that terrorism on the right could not be ruled out.”
Boston Police: A third explosion has occurred at JFK Library. Story is still developing.
— NBC News (@NBCNews) April 15, 2013
NY Post: Police claim suspect is in custody: “Authorities have a identified a suspect, who is currently being guarded in a Boston hospital with shrapnel wounds.”
A federal law-enforcement source confirmed to The Post there are at least 12 dead and nearly 50 injured. Fox News reported that Massachusetts General Hospital was treating 10 people with amputated limbs and all operating rooms were on hold.
— ★♥ Harriet Baldwin(@HarrietBaldwin) April 15, 2013
Officials tell NBC News that there were multiple explosive devices in Boston, at least two of which exploded. LATEST: bit.ly/YLwZK3
— NBCWashington (@nbcwashington) April 15, 2013
BREAKING: Small homemade bomb is preliminary cause of explosion at Boston Marathon, law enforcement officials tell NBC News
— NBC Nightly News (@nbcnightlynews) April 15, 2013
President Obama has “ordered administration to do whatever is necessary to investigate and deal with the explosions”. #Boston
— Today FM News (@TodayFMNews) April 15, 2013
— New York Daily News (@nydailynews) April 15, 2013
CBS News producer reporting third bomb was detonated by police.
— Joe Brooks (@joebrooks) April 15, 2013
— NowThis News (@nowthisnews) April 15, 2013
2:50 PM: “I witnessed the report of the three dead myself on Fox News from a Marathon official giving his eyewitness bodycount report to a police official. He said, “I’ve counted for sure 3 blown apart. That’s 3 confirmed dead.” I’m calling this a terror attack based on eyewitness reports from the scene of witnesses describing explosions coming out of two separate locations which are inconsistent with gas line or other such explosions.” Pat Dollard
Reuters is reporting a bomb or bombs have gone off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon. Police have confirmed there are injuries.
Infowars.com will report more on this story as details emerge.
Boston police confirm explosion near Boston Marathon finish line, unsure of number of injured #breaking
— Reuters US News (@ReutersUS) April 15, 2013