BOSTON (MyFoxBoston.com) – An apparent explosion has hit the finish line area of the Boston Marathon. Witnesses reported hearing a loud explosion near the finish line just before 3 p.m. There appeared to be blood on the ground near the finish line. Video from Skyfox showed a number of emergency crews in the area tending to victims. Reuters was reporting that the Boston Marathon headquarters were in lockdown. It was not immediately known how many people were injured or the extent of their injuries. Click refresh on this page for updates as more information becomes available. Read more: http://www.myfoxboston.com/story/21982342/apparent-explosion-hits-near-finish-line-of-boston-marathon#ixzz2QYquZ6u9
Monday, April 15, 2013
Explosions Hit near Finish Line of Boston Marathon
UPDATE:1602 ~ 22 Injured, 2 have died of their injuries. UPDATE:15:42 ~ Many Injuries Reported, Some Severe. Windows have been blown out in busineses several stories high along the 600 block in the Copley Square Area. One witness has reported seeing several packages outside the doors of 671 Boylston Street just before the explosions.
Posted by Dave in PB at 12:19 PM