Governor Jindal orders flags to fly at half-staff for victims of Boston attack

Governor Jindal orders flags to fly at half-staff for victims of Boston attack
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POSTED: Tuesday, April 16, 2013 - 4:29pm

UPDATED: Wednesday, April 17, 2013 - 3:53pm

Governor Bobby Jindal has issued an executive order calling for the flags at all state buildings to be flown at half-staff until Saturday, April 20.

The flags will serve as a sign of remembrance and respect for victims to the Boston Marathon bombings.

Three people were killed by two explosions that targeted the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon; more than 170 participants and onlookers were injured in this tragic incident.

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