Today's Boston Marathon saw two bombs go off at the finish line. The bombs were said to have been planted inside garbage cans. It's possible the attack was terrorist related. According to the Press Herald, the first to finish the race avoided the bomb, but those in lower places may have been affected. The 26.2 mile Boston Marathon ended in tears with the two bombs going off at around Monday afternoon. The Boston Marathon bombs occured during the state's Patriots Day. The Boston Globe reports that at least a dozen people have sustained injuries.
UPDATE: It's been revealed that 2 have died due to the explosion with 22 injured, via the Bureau Chief of Public Information Cheryl Fiandaca
22 injured. 2 dead #tweetfromthebeat
— Cheryl Fiandaca (@CherylFiandaca) April 15, 2013
UPDATE 3: It appears the Newtown families were sitting VIP near the finish line, in an effort to honor the Newtown, Connecticut shooting victims. The Sandy Hook elementary incident took place in mid-December.
BREAKING NEWS: Two powerful explosions detonated in quick succession right next to the Boston Marathon finsh line this afternoon. — The Boston Globe (@BostonGlobe) April 15, 2013