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Embassies, Islamic groups fear attacks against Muslims

In the jarring aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, the Saudi Arabian embassy and consulate prepared for the worst.

They visited two injured citizens in the hospital, fielded calls from worried relatives back home, and made sure that the tens of thousands of Saudi students in the United States were accounted for, including one that law enforcement officials said some media wrongly pointed to as a possible suspect.

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