Heartbreaking news: The Boston Marathon bombings resulted in the death of one 8-year-old child, with eight more children seriously injured in the hospital.
After the deadly April 15 Boston Marathon bombing, CNN has confirmed that an 8-year-old child is among the deceased. Eight more children were taken to Boston Children’s Hospital following the explosion, with conditions ranging from stable to serious. HollywoodLife.com was devastated to learn about any victims of this senseless tragedy, but the fact that the yet-unknown perpetrators thought nothing of killing innocent children is all the more heartbreaking.
Eight Children Treated At Boston’s Children’s Hospital For Injuries
A spokesperson for Boston Children’s Hospital says that eight children are currently being treated, with injuries ranging from minor to serious. Some of the injured in the hospital include a 9-year-old girl, boys ages 7 and 12, and a 2-year-old with a head injury.
Of the two fatalities confirmed from the Boston Marathon explosions, one is an 8-year-old child.
Boston Marathon Bombing: Two Explosions Near The Finish Line
On April 15, two explosions shockingly went off in Copley Square in Boston, Mass., the location of the finish line of the Boston Marathon around 3 p.m. The race’s organizers and President Barack Obama confirmed the explosions were intentional, and more than 100 people have been confirmed injured.
The Boston Marathon is an annual event that draws thousands of spectators, including many families and children. The race is held on Patriot’s Day, and is a massive celebration in the city for locals and athletes who have traveled from all over the world.
Such a tragedy. Our thoughts are with the victims during his difficult time.
— Christina Stiehl
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