Updated: 2013-04-16 12:35
Deadly explosions in Boston
The 2013 Boston Marathon begins.
Two explosions at the finish line of the marathon.
Boston Marathon organizers stated the explosions were caused by bombs.
Boston Police Department reported two deaths and 22 wounded people in the two explosions near the finish line.
Two more explosives were found in the area near the Boston Marathon.
President Barack Obama called Boston's mayor and the Massachusetts governor to express his concern and condolences for those injured in the incident.
Attorney General Eric Holder has directed full resources of the Justice Department be deployed to investigate the bombs that exploded at the marathon.
President Barack Obama delivered a speech and said: "We will find out who did this and why they did this and we will hold them accountable."
The death toll rose to three, Boston police Commissioner Ed Davis said.
(China Daily 04/16/2013 page8)