PHOTOS: Two Explosions Near Boston Marathon Finish Line

Authorities are investigating what caused the blasts that killed three and injured more than 100.

Eric Randall, Steve Annear, Yiqing Shao, Regina Mogilevskaya, and Kaitlyn Johnston contributed to this report.


 

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Those looking for information on victims should call 617-635-4500, and those with information should call 1-800-494-TIPS.

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Photo by Regina Mogilevskaya

Around 3 p.m. today, two bombs exploded near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street.

Three have died and many more are injured.

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Photo by Steve Annear

Above, officials enter the Westin Copley, where Governor Deval Patrick spoke to the press about the explosions.

Below, A.P. photographers captured some gruesome images from the scene. A warning that some of what follows is extremely graphic.

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Photo Credit: Associated Press

boston marathon explosion

Photo Credit: Associated Press

boston marathon explosion

Photo Credit: Associated Press

boston marathon explosion

Photo Credit: Associated Press

Our photographers were on the scene and captured the following shots:

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Photo by Regina Mogilevskaya

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Photo by Steve Annear

Above, an empty Boylston Street after the first two explosions. Once officials had cleared the area, they set off a third controlled explosion.

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Photo by Regina Mogilevskaya

two explosions boston marathon

Photo Credit: Regina Mogilevskaya

two explosions boston marathon

Photo Credit: Regina Mogilevskaya

two explosions boston marathon

Photo Credit: Regina Mogilevskaya

two explosions boston marathon

Photo Credit: Regina Mogilevskaya

  • http://www.facebook.com/adele.m.thompson.9 Adele Marie Thompson

    this is very terriable. I pray for everyone. please find out why this has happened please. it’s so scary.

  • Scott

    Thoughts and prayers with victims families and all the brave responders

  • Bruce

    Lets just hope this is an isolated incident, but that may be too optimistic.