AP PHOTOS: Scenes from the past 48 hours in Boston

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By The Associated Press, Associated Press

For a time, it seemed like the dragnet that had shut down a metropolitan area of millions while legions of police went house to house looking for the suspected Boston Marathon bomber had failed. But then there were cheers of jubilation as the suspect, who had been holed up in a boat in Watertown, was driven away by police, captured at last. The manhunt was over.

Here is a gallery of photos looking back at the past 48 hours in the search for the Boston Marathon bombers.

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