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  •  Controlled detonation (6+ / 0-)

    It wouldn't be unusual for the police to perform controlled detonations on "suspicious packages" in a situation like this. Which is how you end up with reports of "additional devices" that were actually backpacks or grocery bags that were left in the chaos of fleeing the scene.

    •  There were all the marathoners' personal item (1+ / 0-)
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      bags, plus everything that the spectators brought.

      Lots of potential for abandoned stuff.

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      by raboof on Tue Apr 16, 2013 at 07:33:00 AM PDT

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