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Explosion Near Route of Boston Marathon

April 15, 2013

By Gilbert Falso :: 2:59 PM

Update 3:10 PM: Two explosions have been reported. A third device may have been found, undetonated.

Update: 3:12 PM: The Red Cross has announced that it has a disaster rescue center in operation at the scene.

Update: 3:14 PM: Widespread reports of injuries, even deaths.


Video of actual explosion:

Reports of an explosion on the Boston Marathon route are coming in via social media accounts of bystanders at the scene.

The pictures below were taken at Copley Square. Details are forthcoming.

Boston Marathon Explosion picture.

Photo above taken by Twitter user @Boston_to_a_T

Copley Square explosion.

Photo above by Twitter user: @theoriginalwak

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