Boston Marathon explosions in tweets and images

Three people are dead, and more than 100 injured following two explosions at the Boston Marathon. The chaos and gruesome aftermath unfolded in social media.

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  1. This live blog is providing updates as the story unfolds.
  2. Two other explosive devices were discovered and were being dismantled. 
  3. The explosions detonated near the finish line of the marathon long after the winners had crossed the line. 
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  5. This diagram shows where the two explosions occurred.
  6. This is the scene, seconds after the explosion. A runner is down. 
  7. This Vine video and photographs show the race before the explosions. 
  8. There are some horrifying scenes at the Boston Marathon after two explosions. Before: fter:
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  11. These photos show the horrific aftermath. 
  12. My prayers go out to all the victims and their families of the Boston marathon explosions #tragedy mfoG/
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  14. The world can be a horrible place at times, A bomb went off during a marathon in Boston today Prayers… xRTt/