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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby vijayk » 16 Apr 2013 00:22

Looks like several explosions near Boston marathon ... several people injured. Will keep you posted

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby RoyG » 16 Apr 2013 00:27

Yawn, probably some racist hick.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby kish » 16 Apr 2013 00:53

RoyG wrote:Yawn, probably some racist hick.


I doubt it. Place (marathon), timing, etc point to terror attacks. It has jihadi signature all over it.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby Rudradev » 16 Apr 2013 01:04

A Hool Too Far! Keep them buck$ coming to TSP and all will be well...

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby RoyG » 16 Apr 2013 01:07

kish wrote:
RoyG wrote:Yawn, probably some racist hick.


I doubt it. Place (marathon), timing, etc point to terror attacks. It has jihadi signature all over it.


RIP to all those who lost their lives. Guess we'll have to wait and see. Shia, Sunni, or hick...

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby JE Menon » 16 Apr 2013 01:08

I think this calls for an apology from Obama and another $2.34 bn in military and non-military aid to Pakistan. Further, the apology should also explicitly mention the accidental killing of Osama by the US military while looking for something called "restraint" in Abbotabad.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby RoyG » 16 Apr 2013 01:10

At this stage a shia attack would shift the focus back to Iran.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby Amber G. » 16 Apr 2013 01:10

DILa doctor in one of the hospitals..things are busy but quite orderly.. in hospitals.
One blast near Copley square.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby ramana » 16 Apr 2013 01:12

Mass Gen? take care.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby kish » 16 Apr 2013 01:18

12 dead, dozens more injured after two explosions rock Boston marathon finish line

A federal law-enforcement source told The Post there are at least 12 dead and twice as many injured. Fox News reported that Massachusetts General Hospital was treating 10 people with amputated limbs and all operating rooms were on hold.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby ramana » 16 Apr 2013 01:20

Bad news. Confirmation from Fox news. 3 dead. 10 amputated....

Explosions near finish line at Boston Marathon


DEVELOPING: At least three people are dead and dozens injured - including up to 10 with amputated limbs - after two explosions rocked the area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

The simultaneous explosions, and reports of at least one other unexploded device found near the scene - raised suspicions that the explosions, just before 3 p.m., could be terrorist attacks. Competitors and race organizers were crying as they fled the bloody chaos, while some witnesses reported seeing victims with lost limbs.



Read more: http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/04/15/ex ... z2QZ4lvvPs


If this has a Paki hand then its time to invoke the Clinton threat.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby RoyG » 16 Apr 2013 01:22

12 dead seems to be the official count so far. If twice as many injured than it's probably going to increase.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby Amber G. » 16 Apr 2013 01:23

Was told (not confirmed in the news)... Boston police has defused a few (?) devices... (so there are more than 2 bombs planted).... Also there were ball bearings etc.. so these are supposed to be caused injuries.. these are timed multiple explosion so police is certain that this is terrorist attack...

(NY City is on high alert)

There will be a press conference in about 15 minutes.. will know more..

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby ramana » 16 Apr 2013 01:27

AmberG, One more was defused and yes the two events occured almost a few seconds apart. A hall mark of an attack.
First was in lobby of Fairmont Hotel(?)

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby Paul » 16 Apr 2013 01:28

Musharaff's son was in Boston, IIRC. Time for FBI to pay him a visit. :D

Ramana, can you expand????

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby Amber G. » 16 Apr 2013 01:33

^^^Ramana - two more devices defused, according to fox..

The number of dead, according to BPD is still 2 (possibly 3)... many in serious conditions, at mass hospital so toll may be higher.. but may be not ... we have to wait and see.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby vishvak » 16 Apr 2013 01:37

Has to be video records. There must have been thousands of people in crowd. High time USA cuts off doles and military aid to center of international terrorism.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby saip » 16 Apr 2013 01:39

Another explosion at Kennedy library at Dorchester? -- FOX

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby member_22872 » 16 Apr 2013 01:40

You can see one guy fall down, effect of shock wave?
https://vine.co/v/bFdt5uwg6JZ

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby Amber G. » 16 Apr 2013 01:43

saip wrote:Another explosion at Kennedy library at Dorchester? -- FOX

This is, according to Library director, not an explosion but unrelated electric fire... hope this is correct.)
(The Kennedy School has been evacuated as a precaution. Students, staff gathered outside.)

Added later: BPD confirms of the third explosion.

BPD is confirming that devices which exploded were bombs.

Here is one map of the area..
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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby saip » 16 Apr 2013 01:45

Other runners were not affected, so he must have gotten distracted and stumbled.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby shyamd » 16 Apr 2013 01:46

Folks, why Boston?

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Bomb explosions in Boston

Postby pentaiah » 16 Apr 2013 01:49

Blasts near Boston Marathon kill 2; injury toll rising


http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/15/us/boston ... ?hpt=hp_t1



(CNN) -- Blasts near the finish line of the Boston Marathon killed two people and injured more than 20 others Monday, Boston police said.
"It felt like a huge cannon," a witness told CNN about one of the blasts.
The marathon itself, on its Facebook page, referred to the blasts as bombs. Authorities did not say immediately what caused the explosions.
Massachusetts General Hospital said it was treating 19 injured people; Tufts Medical Center reported that it was treating nine people. Combined, that brings the number of injured to at least 28. Police reported 22 people injured.
The explosions sent smoke billowing into the air at Copley Square, turning a site of celebration into a mess of destruction.
Crowds had gathered in the area to watch the runners.
Out of an abundance of caution, the Lenox Hotel was evacuated, the Boston Globe reported, as authorities looked into possible security concerns.
"We are currently in contact with federal, state and city officials," Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick wrote on Twitter.
Other cities, including New York and Washington, tightened security as a result. Following standard protocol, the White House cleared out an area in front of the West Wing.
"If you see something, say something," Mark Boughton, mayor of Canbury, Connecticut, wrote on Twitter. "All cities will be on a heightened state of alertness per Homeland Security protocols."
Mike Baingon, who works at the Atlantic Fish Company in Boston, said an explosion took place in front of the restaurant and that he was right by the front door at the time.
The explosions occurred at about 2:45 p.m., more than two hours after the first of the race's nearly 27,000 runners had crossed the finish line, CNN Producer Matt Frucci reported.
The race was halted as was subway service into the area.
Runners east of Massachusetts Avenue were directed to Boston Common; those west of Massachusetts Avenue were directed to Kenmore Square, the state's emergency management agency said.
Troops from the Massachusetts National Guard were assisting police as well.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby ramana » 16 Apr 2013 01:49

Boston marathon is a very famous event in US.

Live updates from ABC News Russell Goldman:

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/headlines/2 ... explosion/

AmberG, i have been in that area.. Its a famous downtown area.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby shyamd » 16 Apr 2013 01:51

RT @ReutersUS: Boston police confirms another explosion at JFK Library #breaking

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby anmol » 16 Apr 2013 01:53

Another one :-
@SkyNewsBreak: Reuters: Police have confirmed another explosion at JFK library in Boston in U.S.

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Re: Bomb explosion in Boston

Postby Nandu » 16 Apr 2013 01:53

SaiK wrote:Boston Marathon is hit by bombs! wow... paki terror strike or some home grown stupidity?

I don't see why homegrown groups would go after a marathon. They would go after federal government or other law enforcement types. This has Paki written all over it, IMHO.

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby shyamd » 16 Apr 2013 01:55

They'll nab the suspects pretty quickly however, If they are pro - may take more time.

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Re: Bomb explosion in Boston

Postby Nandu » 16 Apr 2013 01:56

Even though the actual toll might be small, this will sent shockwaves through the whole country because people travel there from all over for the marathon.

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Re: Bomb explosion in Boston

Postby JE Menon » 16 Apr 2013 01:56

This is the work of LeT

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby RoyG » 16 Apr 2013 01:56

saip wrote:Another explosion at Kennedy library at Dorchester? -- FOX


Not related.

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Re: Bomb explosion in Boston

Postby RoyG » 16 Apr 2013 01:59

JE Menon wrote:This is the work of LeT


We'll see...I have a sneaky suspicion that shias were behind it. But yes, this fits the mo of LeT.

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Re: Bomb explosion in Boston

Postby shyamd » 16 Apr 2013 02:00

Boston Logan airport closed down per FAA

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Re: Bomb explosion in Boston

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Re: India-US Strategic News and Discussion

Postby saip » 16 Apr 2013 02:02

RoyG wrote:
saip wrote:Another explosion at Kennedy library at Dorchester? -- FOX


Not related.

But the police commish says they are treating them as related. He did say 'a third explosion' at the library.

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Re: Bomb explosion in Boston

Postby RoyG » 16 Apr 2013 02:04

It's a mechanical room fire.

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Re: Bomb explosion in Boston

Postby shyamd » 16 Apr 2013 02:04

@zerohedge: According to NY Post, suspect is a Saudi official


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