8-Year-Old Killed In Boston Marathon Bombing

Source: Joe Dwinell / Boston Herald

One of the two victims of today’s horrific Marathon double-bombing is an 8-year-old, the Herald has learned.

Rescue officials said the young victim was rushed from the scene moments after today’s bombing near the finish line of the Marathon on Boylston Street.

Hospital officials also said numerous other children were injured, many suffering lower leg injuries in the attack.

Brigham and Women’s Hospital said the youngest patient was 3 years old and was transferred to Boston Children’s Hospital for treatment. A 9 year old was reported injured by another Boston hospital.

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