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Old 04-15-13, 01:44 PM   #1
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What is going on in Boston?

Cnn is reporting explosions at the finish line of the marathon

http://www.cnn.com/2013/04/15/us/bos...html?hpt=hp_t1
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Old 04-15-13, 01:44 PM   #2
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Old 04-15-13, 01:45 PM   #3
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Hmm. My buddy Howard always runs that. I hope he is OK.
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This is totally sickening...
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Old 04-15-13, 01:47 PM   #6
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There are no words... it's insane to think that could happen here.
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Old 04-15-13, 01:49 PM   #7
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some places are reporting dozens hurt and some missing limbs

http://www.businessinsider.com/explo...#ixzz2QYpxi3e5
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There are cameras around the finish line - hopefully they got pictures of the idiot(s) who did this.
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Holy Crap!!! And here I was feeling sad for missing my first Patriot's Day in several years after just moving out of Boston in December. I hope it turns that some media are over reacting as that is scary.
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checking to make sure my family is ok
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One explosion could have been an accident but two explosions happening when you have a mass of runners and spectators ?

And a report of a third possible explosion.
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3rd explosion reported, but it may have been done by the bomb squad.
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3rd explosion reported, but it may have been done by the bomb squad.
I just read that too... that it was a controlled detonation by the bomb squad.
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Sounds like 2 dead, 20-25 wounded.
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Boston PD telling people to evacuate the city.
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Here's a list of images from deadspin. There are some tough pictures along with a .gif form the finish line showing the explosion.

http://deadspin.com/explosions-repor...thon-473008941
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It's insane to think that could happen here.
Given the state of the world, perhaps more insane to think that it couldn't happen here.
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I hope it turns that some media are over reacting as that is scary.
That's what I thought at first too, thoughts and prayers going that way.
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I heard two went of, one didnt. Maybe thats what the bomb squad set off?
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wow that's a lot of blood. so wrong
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Old 04-15-13, 02:40 PM   #22
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Yeah, the news just reported that many injured have had arms/legs amputated at local hospitals, and there were no controlled explosions, they say the remaining bomb will most likely be examined to see if they can find out how/who built it.
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Witnesses say bombs were placed in trash cans along the route and another unconfirmed source (from Boston) says a device was also discovered at the JFK library.

Just confirmed by police that a bomb was located at the JFK Library.
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Hmm. My buddy Howard always runs that. I hope he is OK.
His sister-in-law posted to his FB page that she picked him up and he is fine.
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