Boston Marathon Bombing: Photos From the Scene
Runner: 'I'm just going to sit here and cry'
By Kate Seamons, Newser Staff
Posted Apr 15, 2013 3:38 PM CDT
Medical workers aid injured people at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston, Monday, April 15, 2013.    (Charles Krupa)

(Newser) – The media and spectators have taken to Twitter in the wake of today's Boston Marathon bombing. The hashtag #prayforboston is already gathering steam. Photos from the AP in the gallery, and more details from Twitter:

  • @mlevenson: Runner I just talked to: "I'm just going to sit here and cry."
  • @mlevenson: Cook I talked to says he tied his apron around a woman's severed leg.
  • @wcvbkelleyt: Seeing a lot of shaken people around Brigham. Most not willing to share story w media
  • @billy_baker: Two explosions right in front of Marathon Sports. Witnesses saw bones sticking out, legs on ground, blood everywhere, and awful smell.
  • @globalgrind: Heartbreaking image of a little boy in a wheel chair in Boston -->

  • @abc: MGH trauma nurse: Morgue area set up at the back of tent…they have severed limbs, children w/severe burns, evidently many many casualties
  • @jeffzeleny: The 26 mile of this year's Boston Marathon was dedicated to victims of Newtown. At the same time, the families of Newton are in Washington.
  • @TimWilliamsCBS: #BREAKINGNEWS: AP reporter says Newtown families were in the VIP section right by the explosion. No injury reports. via @janus303