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Two explosions at finish line of Boston Marathon

POSTED: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 2:11pm
UPDATED: Monday, April 15, 2013 - 3:30pm

UPDATE (3:26pm): CNN is reporting two more explosive devices have been found and are being dismantled at this time.

According to the Boston Marathon website, at least 12 people from Central Texas are in Boston for the race.

UPDATE (3:13pm): CNN is reporting two people are dead and atleast 28 injured in Boston Marathon explosion.


A pair of explosions rocked the finish line at the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon, injuring at least a half-dozen people, a CNN producer at the scene said.

The blasts occurred a few seconds apart, shrouding downtown Boston's Copley Square in smoke. Paramedics were treating several victims at the scene, and police ordered onlookers to back away from the area, CNN Producer Matt Frucci reported.

The explosions occurred about 2:45 p.m., about an hour after the first runners had crossed the finish line, Frucci said.

Details are extremely limited.

KWKT will update with more information as it comes in.


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