In a latest development one of the Boston bombing suspects has been shot dead by police in a dramatic shootout while the second is on the loose and said to be 'armed and dangerous'. The shootout took place in the suburbs of the city.
Police are hunting for the terrorist dubbed 'Suspect 2' (left) after he went on the run following a firefight in the Watertown suburb of Boston. The other, named 'Suspect 1' (right) died in hospital after the gun battle
It may be added that dozens of police officers, FBI agents, national guard, K-9 units and SWAT teams had rushed to Watertown after midnight after a reported car chase involving the two suspects in a black 2013 Mercedes.
According to eyewitness reports, two men believed to be in their early twenties engaged in a furious gun fight with dozens of police on a backstreet of Watertown.