Video encyclopedia

15/04/2013 Boston Marathon bombing

Two homemade bombs detonated near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, creating a scene of chaos and killing three visitors and wounding more than 260 other people. Terrorists were two Muslim bothers born in the former Soviet republic of Kyrgyzstan. One of them was killed shortly after accident.


  • Essentials 

  • Bombing 

  • Casualties and initial response 

  • Investigation 

  • April 18–19 shootings and manhunt 

  • Legal proceedings 

  • Motives and backgrounds of Tsarnaev brothers 

  • Other arrests, detentions, and prosecutions 

  • Victims 

  • Reactions 

  • Conflicting reports 

  • Film adaptation