Off topic – Boston Marathon Explosions

Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers in the 26.2-mile trek from Hopkinton were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.

A federal law-enforcement source confirmed to The Post there are at least 12 dead and nearly 50 injured.
Reports are that there are 3 dead and about 144 injured (as of 10:38 PM Apr 15 PST).
Fox News reported that Massachusetts General Hospital was treating 10 people with amputated limbs and all operating rooms were on hold.

Authorities have a identified a suspect, a Saudi national, who is currently being guarded in a Boston hospital with shrapnel wounds.

Law enforcement sources said the 20-year-old suspect was under guard at an undisclosed Boston hospital.

AP – “Intelligence official: 2 more explosive devices found at Boston Marathon; being dismantled.”

Boston Herald has breaking news of a third explosion at JFK library

NY Times has a diagram of the explosions.

SOURCE – NY Post, AP, NY Times, Boston Herald

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