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Tragedy at Boston Marathon

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http://news.yahoo.com/two-explosions-boston-marathon-finish-line-190259876--spt.html

http://deadspin.com/explosions-reported-at-the-boston-marathon-473008941

 

This story is still developing, but so far it's been reported that two explosions were set off near the finish line. 

 

 

This is surreal because I walk on that street all the time - I know exactly where that area is. Nobody knows the cause of the explosions yet.

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Explosions at Boston Marathon

Apr 15, 2013

Just a quick post to let people know about what's going on.  About 30 minutes ago, there were two explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.  Details are still scarce, but I thought someone might be in the forums and be interested but unaware.  I wish the best for anyone affected by this.

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Apr 15, 2013

you and Jerm posted the same topic at the exact same time. lol

 

but anyway, ive seen some pics of it, looks horrible. some people must have lost limbs.


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Dr_McNoob wrote:

http://news.yahoo.com/two-explosions-boston-marathon-finish-line-190259876--spt.html

http://deadspin.com/explosions-reported-at-the-boston-marathon-473008941

 

This story is still developing, but so far it's been reported that two explosions were set off near the finish line. 

 

 

This is surreal because I walk on that street all the time - I know exactly where that area is. Nobody knows the cause of the explosions yet.


I'm currently working 15 minutes from the location.   I've had some text images come in before all outgoing cell traffic was shut down, there is blood on the street and lots of bad injuries. 

 

At least one death and dozens injured, missing limbs.

 

On Patriots day no less.

 

This all has me a bit rattled here.

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Apr 15, 2013
Yeah dude, these images are terrible. I take a train to Back Bay station 4-5 times per week and am in direct vicinity of Copley Square. I'm only home today because it's a holiday and felt like relaxing.

I feel awful for the victims, especially the runners who had the courage to run in this event only to have it shattered by what happened.
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let me correct my previous post, ive seen some pics and people did indeed loose limbs.


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Apr 15, 2013

This might of been a terrorist attack. 

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Apr 15, 2013
Another snippet of info: apparently some families of the Newton massacre victims were seated near the finish line.

Just terrible...
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Another snippet of info: apparently some families of the Newton massacre victims were seated near the finish line.

Just terrible...

Dang....... 

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Apr 15, 2013
Police found a 3rd explosive and were fortunately able to detonate it in a controlled area.

This all but confirms it isn't a gas leak or anything accidental...
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