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Official: Federal Agencies Didn't Share Information Before Boston Bombingsi
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May 10, 2013 1:11 AM
The House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee held a hearing to examine whether the Boston Marathon bombings, which left three people dead and more than 260 injured, could have been prevented and to look at ways to prevent future attacks. Some Republican lawmakers criticized the Obama administration for not stating clearly that the attacks were inspired by Islamic extremists. VOA's Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.

Official: Federal Agencies Didn't Share Information Before Boston Bombings

Published May 09, 2013

The House of Representatives' Homeland Security Committee held a hearing to examine whether the Boston Marathon bombings, which left three people dead and more than 260 injured, could have been prevented and to look at ways to prevent future attacks. Some Republican lawmakers criticized the Obama administration for not stating clearly that the attacks were inspired by Islamic extremists. VOA's Cindy Saine reports from Capitol Hill.


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