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[REPORT] Jury selected in Boston Marathon bombing trial – WCVB-TV

A jury of 12 and six alternates has been selected in the federal trial of Boston Marathon bombing suspect Dzhokhar Tsarnaev, local news channel WCVB-TV reports.

The panel, made up of eight men and ten women, was selected on Tuesday.

Three spectators were killed and 264 others were injured at the 2013 Boston Marathon after Chechen brothers Dzhokhar and Tamerlan Tsarnaev allegedly detonated two explosive devices near the finish line. Tamerlan was killed during a gunfight with police several days later while Dzhokhar was taken into custody and faces 30 federal counts.

Opening statements are expected to begin on Wednesday.

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