Two Explosions Near Boston Marathon Finish Line [Photos]
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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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.
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.
Our photographers were on the scene and captured the following shots:
Above, an empty Boylston Street after the first two explosions. Once officials had cleared the area, they set off a third controlled explosion.