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Smoke Color Is Key Clue to Analyzing Boston Marathon Bombs


Smoke from twin bombs Boston

The smoke from the twin bombs at the Boston Marathon yesterday contains clues about the explosives used to construct them.

Credit: David L. Ryan/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

As a team of investigators led by the FBI begins deciphering the bombs that killed three people and wounded 150 more in Boston this week, a key clue is already in plain sight on countless videos taken during the blasts: the color of the smoke.

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