China Mourns Third Boston Victim

    A Chinese man walks past a huge screen which reports Boston Marathon bombings that killed three and wounded more than 170 people, in Beijing, China Wednesday, April 17, 2013. A state-run Chinese newspaper says the third person killed in the Boston Marathon bombings is a Chinese graduate student at Boston University originally from China's northeastern city of Shenyang. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

    Man walks by screen with reports from Boston in Beijing on Wednesday. (Andy Wong/Getty)

    Mourning is spreading across China as the third victim of Monday’s attacks in Boston was reported to be Lu Lingzi, a Chinese graduate student who was studying finance at Boston University and went to watch a friend run the Boston Marathon. Her university and the Chinese consulate in New York have not identified her at her family’s request, but a classmate, a university official, and a state-run Chinese newspaper released her name, sparking thousands of messages on Chinese websites and tens of thousands of replies to her account on Weibo, the Chinese version of Twitter. Lingzi, from Shenyang in northeast China, had interned with several financial firms.

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