Tragedy struck today at the Boston Marathon, as two explosions rocked the Massachusetts city.
Over 100 people were injured in the blast, causing the nation to pray for Boston.
Governor Deval Patrick issued a statement asking for people to stay away from “Copley Square and let the first responders do their jobs.”
President Obama gave a briefing at the White House on the Boston Marathon bombing, see the video here.
Pictures from the blast have been released and you can see them below.
Stay tuned for updates on the Boston Marathon bombing as they’re released.
The Boston Globe has released new graphic video of the explosion.
Authorities evacuated the finish line area and other bombs were found in the surrounding areas. The race was subsequently canceled.
For more in depth pictures, scroll down.
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