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Boston bombings hero speaks of the atrocity

Carlos Arredondo helps Boston bombings victim Jeff Bauman following the explosion. Photo: AP

The man in the cowboy hat - Carlos Arredondo - photographed helping the injured following the Boston bombings has spoken to ITV News about the atrocity.

Carlos was a spectator at the race when he leapt into action, applying make-shift tourniquets to victims, which help save lives, including that of Jeff Bauman:

He was at the marathon to watch two runners honouring his dead sons. One, a solider, was killed in the Iraq war. His brother, so devastated by grief, later took his own life.

Carlos has kept hold of a United States flag he was waving at the marathon when the bombs exploded. It is now a blood-stained reminder of the attack.

Speaking of the those responsible for the attack, he says they are the "worst people":

Watch ITV News presenter Mark Austin's report in full:

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