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A medical clinic near the US city of Boston was quarantined and a patient has been isolated outside the building because of his recent travel to West Africa, the Boston Globe reports.
The patient was reportedly also complaining of Ebola-like symptoms.
Joe Zanca of Braintree Fire Department is quoted as saying that "no one is leaving" the building.
An image allegedly showing the last words written by suspected Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, before he was captured, have been obtained by ABC News.
The writing was apparently found on the wall of the boat he was arrested in.
ABC have transcribed what they believe to be the inscription on the boat walls:
“The U.S. government is killing our innocent civilians, but most of you already know that… I can’t stand to see such [bullet hole] go unpunished,” said the note ABC News obtained from a law enforcement official.
“We Muslims are one body. You kill one of us, you hurt [bullet hole] us all.”
A reporter from 7News in Boston has said a man has been charged in relation to leaving an unattended backpack at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Jennifer Eagan also said the man told police he had a rice cooker in his backpack.
Charges man with backpack at finish line will face: Possession of hoax device, Disorderly conduct, Disturbing the peace
BPD: With the marathon coming we are taking this seriously.
Man told police he had a rice cooker in the backpack.
A lone officer from the bomb squad was captured on video destroying an unattended backpack left near to the Boston Marathon finish line. A man remains in police custody in connection with the incident.
A member of the police bomb squad walks away from an unattended backpack left on the road near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston. A man is in police custody following the security alert, which prompted evacuations of the surrounding area.
The Boston Police Department has confirmed two unattended bags left at the Boston Marathon finish line have been destroyed, as a precaution. A man remains in custody.
The Boston Police Department has tweeted that a man is in custody after two unattended backpacks were found near the Boston Marathon finish line, a year on from the bomb attacks.
The Boston Police Department is asking people to avoid the area surrounding the Boston Marathon after two unattended backpacks were discovered. The bomb squad is on the scene.
Earlier today a memorial service was held to mark the first anniversary of the bomb attacks.
Public Safety Alert: #BPD investigating 2 unattended backpacks found in the area of Boston Marathon Finish Line.
Public Safety Alert: #BPD asking pedestrians & motorists to avoid the area in and around the Boston Marathon Finish Line.