Date: 18-19 April 2013
Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Type of event: terrorism
Over a 24 hour period, one police officer (Sean Collier) is killed and one injured by the Boston Marathon bombers; of the two terrorists, one is killed and one injured and eventually captured.
Tamerlan and Dzhokhar Tsarnaev (perpetrators of the 15 April attack at the Boston Marathon) were confronted at a police roadblock; Tamerlan was killed, Dzhokhar was injured but evaded capture for several more hours, prompting a day-long shutdown of Boston and several suburbs before his arrest.
Consequences: 2 killed, 2 injured
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