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Murder trial postponed after witnesses stabbed in Boston

The trial of two men charged with killing a young mother in 2010 was abruptly postponed Thursday after Suffolk Superior Court Judge Linda Giles learned that two potential witnesses were among four men stabbed in downtown Boston Wednesday afternoon.

Giles said from the bench that she was concerned that the wounds suffered by the two men on the witness list were too severe to allow court appearances any time soon. But having to delay the trial, she said, disturbed her.

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