Reports: Explosions At Boston Marathon

April 15, 2013

in News

Two people are dead and 23 are injured from two explosions that occurred near the Boston Marathon finish line, according to multiple sources. Two more devices were found, with one being purposely detonated by Boston Police at Boylston Street and another related incident at JFK Library, according to the Boston Globe.

The blasts occurred around 2:45 p.m., almost an hour after the first finishers completed the marathon, according to the Associated Press. The cause of the explosions is unknown.

Ed Davis, Boston police commissioner, urged people looking for loved ones to call 617-635-4500.

The Red Cross has also set up a way for people to check on their friends and family at the race at 1-800-RED-CROSS or online at redcross.org/safeandwell.

Google has set up a person finder for the marathon explosions: http://google.org/personfinder/2013-boston-explosions

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