A Chinese Student Was The Third Victim Of The Boston Marathon Explosion

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A Boston University graduate student from China has been identified as the third victim of the explosions at the Boston Marathon yesterday, the Chinese consulate in New York City confirmed in a statement on its website.

According to the consulate, one Chinese student died in the attacks and another was injured. The injured student is reportedly in stable condition.

Boston University said on its website today that the victim was a graduate student who had been watching the race with two friends.

The student's name was not released at the request of her family, according to the consulate.

Two other victims of the blasts had previously been identified. The first was 8-year-old Martin Richards, who was watching his father run the marathon.

The second was 29-year-old Krystle Campbell, who had reportedly been cheering on her boyfriend at the finish line.



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