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University of Mobile’s Cross Country Coach, who was near the finish line of the Boston Marathon when a series of explosions went off, said he thought it was odd there were bomb sniffing dogs at the start and finish lines.
“They kept making announcements on the loud speaker that it was just a drill and there was nothing to worry about,” Coach Ali Stevenson told Local 15. “It seemed like there was some sort of threat, but they kept telling us it was just a drill.”
Originally posted by Erongaricuaro
If it is standard procedure now to have bomb-sniffing dogs with their handlers attending such events then one must think, "fat lot of good it does having them there." It must have been a "drill" for them this time as no one seems to have taken actual security measures seriously.
edit on 15-4-2013 by Erongaricuaro because: (no reason given)
Sorry to hear about your loss.
. . . his last K-9 retired with him in 2010 and passed away July of last year at the age of 8.