U.S. Justice Department directs resources to Boston blasts: Holder

Reuters , Monday 15 Apr 2013

US Justice department is involved in the investigation on Boston explosions, an official says

U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder directed the full resources of the Justice Department to be deployed to investigate the two explosions on Monday near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, a department official said.

The Justice Department includes the FBI and the U.S. Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, both of which are involved in the investigation, the official said.

Also, the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration said on Monday it had placed temporary flight restrictions in the airspace over the site of two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

The restrictions will not affect commericial air operations at Boston's Logan Airport, the FAA said.

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