WASHINGTON (AP) -- The FBI is asking people and families affected by the Boston Marathon bombings to contact the bureau's Victim Assistance Call Center.
The FBI's Office for Victim Assistance provides emergency assistance, compensation and counseling to victims of domestic and international terrorism.
The call center phone number is 1-800-331-0075. Callers will be put in contact with the victim assistance office. The FBI is legally mandated to identify victims of federal crimes that it investigates.
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