Friday, August 1, 2014   

(Boston bombing-update) Injured Chinese student in coma
(04-16 17:58)

A female Chinese student has suffered injuries from the bomb explosions at the Boston marathon, China’s consulate general in New York confirmed.
Netizens had earlier said that a Chinese female overseas student surnamed Zhou was injured in the blasts, in which three people were killed, Xinhua reported.
The Chinese victim, who is still in a coma, graduated from China's Wuhan University and is studying in Boston University, according to information revealed by netizens.
A total of 87 Chinese nationals, aged between 20 and 65 and including 17 women, were registered for the Boston International Marathon, according to the organizers.
The blasts happened at around 3 p.m. local time yesterday and went off within seconds of each other near the marathon finish line.
   
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