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Boston Bombings’ Aftermath (VOA On Assignment Apr. 19)i
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April 19, 2013 3:40 PM
VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone and reporter Henry Ridgwell in London join On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui to discuss the aftermath of the deadly twin bomb attack at the Boston Marathon. Henry compares the Boston tragedy to the 2005 transit bombings in London. And Jim, himself from Boston, explains the significance of the attack for Bostonians and the rest of the United States.

Boston Bombings’ Aftermath (VOA On Assignment Apr. 19)

Published April 19, 2013

VOA National Correspondent Jim Malone and reporter Henry Ridgwell in London join On Assignment's Imran Siddiqui to discuss the aftermath of the deadly twin bomb attack at the Boston Marathon. Henry compares the Boston tragedy to the 2005 transit bombings in London. And Jim, himself from Boston, explains the significance of the attack for Bostonians and the rest of the United States.

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