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I posted a few tweets about this in the Today's Quotes thread. Looks pretty serious.
Dan Rubenstein @DanRubenstein 7m
RT @BostonGlobe: Two powerful explosions detonated in quick succession right next to the Boston Marathon finsh line this afternoon.
Gary Parrish @GaryParrishCBS 6m
RT @HuffingtonPost: BREAKING: According to @ReutersUS Boston marathon headquarters on lockdown after explosion reported near finish line
Gary Parrish @GaryParrishCBS 2m
Lord. RT @bustedcoverage: Um, look at this photo of the Boston Marathon finish line (via @theoriginalwak)
This post was edited by Dave Behr on 4/15/2013 at 2:41 PM
Wow! Was this on the bleachers? Wtf?!!!
Bruce Feldman @BFeldmanCBS 1m
RT @JoshElliottABC: MT @ajvsell WCVB (Boston ABC affiliate) reporting ppl have "lost limbs" as result of #BostonMarathon explosion
Steve Greenberg @SLGreenberg 1m
Marathon tragedy RT @HuffPostMedia Fox News video of Boston explosion picks up a man saying, "Oh my God, they're dead."
Is that blood, or streamers? Please be streamers.
Signatures are stupid. You should block them.
CBSSports.com @CBSSports 33s
RT @MattNorlander: Still shot of one of the explosions, via @CBSNews broadcast pic.twitter.com/szV6T5T4Su
This is nuts. Going to create a lot of speculation. The reports seem to be getting worse. Hopefully that stops now.
Reports are casualties well into double digits with many of the injured having lost limbs. Thoughts and prayers to all affected.
Thoughts and prayers to all affected.
Thoughts and prayers to all affected.
Dennis Dodd @dennisdoddcbs 1m
One physician has told CBS News area hospitals have gone on "disaster alert", to expect "multiple casualties"
I see lots of tweets about the local news showing a guy in a wheelchair with at least one of his legs blown off. Crazy.
Also, police scanners are indicating "another possible device" in the area.
Baxter Holmes @BaxterHolmes 1m
RT @BostonGlobe: RT @JOSreports Police say are they still finding "secondary devices," pleading with crowd to go home
Boston.com sports producer Steve Silva was near the finish line when the explosions occurred near the intersection of Boylston and Exeter streets.
"I was there at the finish, shooting finish line scenes, and then bang, it just went off, and then less than 15 to 20 seconds after there was a second explosion, closer to Fairfield street," Silva said.
"It was just immediately [evident] there were injuries, right in the middle of the spectator crowds. There was blood everywhere, there were victims being carried out on stretchers. I saw someone lose their leg, people are crying, people are confused."
"It was just an explosion, it came out of nowhere. There are multiple injuries. I saw dismemberment, I saw blood everywhere. People are badly injured."
BREAKING NEWS: Police will have controlled explosion on 600 block on Boylston Street
UPDATE: Reports of at least 12 dead, dozens more injured in Boston Marathon explosions http://nyp.st/ZlWY9t
Here we go again.
I hope much of the early reporting on this stuff is later proven false or exaggerated.
darren rovell @darrenrovell 29s
Boston PD says, as of now, 2 dead, 22 injured in Boston Marathon explosions.
After Newtown I said there would be another one and there will be another one after this. People just don't care about the person sitting next to them anymore.
There's the Boston scanner. They just said another explosion happened in the JFK library.
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