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**[BOSTON BOMBINGS SUSPECTS]** - MIT Shooting|Shootouts And Explosions|Officer Dead Watch

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    (Original post by HumanSupremacist)
    Oh, that's too bad. Good luck and be safe.

    Hopefully they've caught all of the suspects - even though the cops still seem to looking for something or someone; but the helicopter has landed due to bad weather.

    This past week there have so many "false alarms" across the States and rightly so in the aftermath of the Boston incidents.

    It's still quite confusing. None of the events (i.e. Boston incidents, MIT, Watertown car-jacking/shootout) could even be connected, but we don't know much yet....


    Keep safe, dude - must be worrying. :console:
    I sure hope so. Yeah, so many warnings of "suspicious packages" on campuses and in stations. I'm hoping that it'll all be sorted out in the next couple days.

    Thanks. I'm in a pretty safe area, away from downtown Boston. With it getting so close to where many of my friends are, I'm not sure I can even sleep.
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    WCVB: "The MIT shooting and the Watertown incidents are connected. The Police have confirmed."

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    (Original post by RtGOAT)
    Here's my theory.

    FBI release pictures of suspects, MIT cop identifies suspects, MIT cop is shot, suspects flee to Watertown.

    Complete speculation on my part though.
    It does seem like that could be the case. The police are describing the other suspect as one of the FBI's suspected marathon bombers...
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    (Original post by LLion)
    I sure hope so. Yeah, so many warnings of "suspicious packages" on campuses and in stations. I'm hoping that it'll all be sorted out in the next couple days.

    Thanks. I'm in a pretty safe area, away from downtown Boston. With it getting so close to where many of my friends are, I'm not sure I can even sleep.
    Yeah, I really don't know what vendetta they have with Boston - it's terrible. Hopefully most of those packages will be "false alarms".

    I do hope that the current suspects are the suspects for the Boston bombings or at least connected so that they can clear up this situation.

    And you're not the only one not able to sleep - lots of local residents were in contact with WCVB and were outside in the streets; clearly wide awake. Poor guys.
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    Front page of Boston Globe right now:






    I really think that the Globe was far too quick to post this - it's really speculating; this isn't certain yet.
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    (Original post by HumanSupremacist)
    Yeah, I really don't know what vendetta they have with Boston - it's terrible. Hopefully most of those packages will be "false alarms".

    I do hope that the current suspects are the suspects for the Boston bombings or at least connected so that they can clear up this situation.

    And you're not the only one not able to sleep - lots of local residents were in contact with WCVB and were outside in the streets; clearly wide awake. Poor guys.
    I'm not sure if they even have a reason. I figure they would've made the reason clear around when the bombing occurred -- they may just be murdering people for the sake of causing harm to others. We'll only know the reason once they are caught, if they are.
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    It's like the apocalypse, man.
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    (Original post by James A)
    It's like the apocalypse, man.
    I know - I really don't like what I'm seeing. I don't like what's unfolding.

    This past week, airport terminals have been evacuated, university campuses emptied and people just generally on edge due to "suspicious packages". All of these "false alarms" - I do feel for those affected by this. :sigh:
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    (Original post by HumanSupremacist)
    The speculation is rife. Some say it may not even be connected to the Boston incidents - that they police might have just stumbled upon some other unconnected terrorist cells.

    Frankly, I'm shocked that they had ordinances, rifles, grenades chucked out of cars - local media is shocked and rightly so.

    They also had armoured tanks at one point. Some soldiers were still around the incident scene in Watertown patrolling the area. They've got lots of agencies there as well.

    I feel sorry for people living in the area - so many flashing lights and noise and lots of armed police with large guns...at 2am in the morning.
    Even if these aren't connected this is some awfully grim stuff. This sort of stuff rarely happens and the fact some guys went trigger happy on a policeman and were bounding around grenades like no tomorrow is terrible, but also really weird at the same time. I'm just surprised there was no Virginia tech style uni attacks as there are two massively important and famous unis in the area.

    Yeah the presence of fbi and soldiers in the area is crazy! But it's justified so fair enough.

    Yeah it must be rubbish for people in Cambridge and Watertown with this all going down. Scary stuff.
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    (Original post by HumanSupremacist)
    Front page of Boston Globe right now:






    I really think that the Globe was far too quick to post this - it's really speculating; this isn't certain yet.
    Its not as bad as saying "WE GOT 'EM" like the sun would put on their front page. It says suspect so it still means the people in custody are possibly innocent. We don't know who is in custody though so like you said, just speculation until we know more.
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    (Original post by Bluffroom)
    Even if these aren't connected this is some awfully grim stuff. This sort of stuff rarely happens and the fact some guys went trigger happy on a policeman and were bounding around grenades like no tomorrow is terrible, but also really weird at the same time. I'm just surprised there was no Virginia tech style uni attacks as there are two massively important and famous unis in the area.

    Yeah the presence of fbi and soldiers in the area is crazy! But it's justified so fair enough.

    Yeah it must be rubbish for people in Cambridge and Watertown with this all going down. Scary stuff.
    Especially in Boston. There isn't much of a firearm culture here like there is in much of the U.S. Also, it's not a very big city. If someone really wants to commit terrorism against the U.S. they go to NYC, or Washington -- cities with greater political and economic significance, and population density.
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    (Original post by HumanSupremacist)
    I know - I really don't like what I'm seeing. I don't like what's unfolding.

    This past week, airport terminals have been evacuated, university campuses emptied and people just generally on edge due to "suspicious packages". All of these "false alarms" - I do feel for those affected by this. :sigh:
    Yeah, imagine if these things happened in the UK within a space of a week, :sigh:
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    Local news is reporting that the first suspect is dead.
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    (Original post by LLion)
    Especially in Boston. There isn't much of a firearm culture here like there is in much of the U.S. Also, it's not a very big city. If someone really wants to commit terrorism against the U.S. they go to NYC, or Washington -- cities with greater political and economic significance, and population density.
    Yeah it was really odd that attacked boston - but maybe they thought if its on tv it would get immediate attention.
    I was surprised too because Massachusetts is a blue state and is very liberal so the whole gun thing is a lot less... existent.
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    Boston Police just confirmed that the first suspect is dead. MBTA (public transit) officer is also dead.
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    (Original post by LLion)
    Boston Police just confirmed that the first suspect is dead. MBTA (public transit) officer is also dead.
    Buried at sea next to his spiritual leader.
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    The local news are confirming that at least one of the men is a Boston Suspect, the other is still just alleged.

    This is the kind of thing you see in films.
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    NBC reporter has said they were foreign and trained abroad.
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    (Original post by Chindits)
    NBC reporter has said they were foreign and trained abroad.
    Are you really trying to take that route :rolleyes:

    Wait for OFFICIAL SOURCES. Stop speculating from the words of a news anchor. We've learnt over the past week how badly that can go and what it can result in.
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    There is no denying that the suspects are of a Middle - East decsent.
 
 
 
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