Moment of silence held for Boston Marathon victims

Officials say the 19 year old suspected terrorist

Officials say the 19 year old suspected terrorist is reportedly awake and answering questions in writing. (Credit: News 12 Long Island)

BOSTON - Bells rang out across Boston today to honor the victims of the Marathon bombing.

Churches across the city sounded the bells following a minute of silence at 2:50 p.m., exactly one week since the bomb blasts killed three and wounded more than 180.

Officials say 50 of those victims are still in the hospital today, a reminder that the city is still mourning and in shock.

Two bombs exploded at 2:50 p.m. a week ago Monday as runners were crossing the finish line about four hours into the Boston Marathon.

At the statehouse in Boston, lawmakers took a break to gather outside and remember.

One of the suspected bombers died after a shootout with police and the other has been charged with using a weapon of mass destruction to kill.


 

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