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AP - AP CLIENTS ONLY

Boston - April 17, 2013

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1. Wide shot of investigators at site of Boston Marathon explosions

2. SOUNDBITE: Jeffrey Horblit/Former FBI Agent

"I think there's a tendency to say, I know that there's commentary about this is a crude device so therefore these folks or person involved lacks sophistication. I don't agree with that. I think it depends what the objective was. if the objective was simply to place a device that had lower chance of discovery but at the same time created the damage, injury, catastrophic damage and death and that was there objective then they accomplished their objective. That doesn't speak to their sophistication necessarily. This may have been their decision, their way to do it. And it doesn't remove the possibility that they're capable of more sophisticated devices. This just happened to be what they decided to use in this case."

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3. Medium shot of investigators at site of Boston Marathon explosions

4. SOUNDBITE: Jeffrey Horblit/Former FBI Agent

"There is so much going on right now that it is almost difficult to imagine because the number of agent that i'm sure are devoted to this, not just here in the United States but other agencies are helping, I'm sure out allies around the world are helping so that there's a lot of things going on that people would not be aware of for good reason. So it isn't just a crime scene, although that's the stuff you see, the folks at the crime scene doing that and there maybe those who say they seem to be there for a while. Well, they're gonna be there for a while. It takes time. Bombing investigations require you to sift through lots of debris and that takes time and the importance of that can't be overstated."

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5. Wide shot of investigators on the roof of a building above the site of the explosions

STORYLINE:

Investigators in white jumpsuits fanned out across streets, rooftops and awnings around the site of the blasts at the Boston Marathon.

They're also combing through debris amid the topped orange sports drink dispensers, trash cans and sleeves of plastic cups strewn across the street at the marathon's finish line.

Jeffrey Horblit, currently the President and CEO of Northeast Intelligence Group, Inc, is a former Special Agent with the Federal Bureau of Investigation.

Horblit said bomb investigations take time because officials have to "sift through lots of debris and that takes time and the importance of that can't be overstated."

An FBI agent has said investigators found pieces of black nylon from a bag or backpack and fragments of BBs and nails, possibly contained in a pressure cooker.

The bombs were made from ordinary kitchen pressure cookers packed with explosives, nails and ball bearings to inflict maximum carnage, investigators and others close to the case said. But the FBI said nobody had claimed responsibility.

Horblit said, "if the objective was simply to place a device that had lower chance of discovery but at the same time created the damage, injury, catastrophic damage and death and that was there objective then they accomplished their objective."

The blasts killed three people and wounded more than 170.

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