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
Boston Marathon Bombing: Photos From the Scene
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)

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
(Read more Boston Marathon stories.)

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