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Terrorist Attack at Boston Marathon
Boston Globe

Posted on 04/15/2013 12:06:50 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo

Mass casualty event at Boston Marathon. Reports of at least one explosion.

CNN just reported as well.


TOPICS: US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: 0pansification; 415; bluecityattacked; bostonmarathon; bostonmarathonattack; maybealittlebloooow; muslims; rop; saudinational; terroristattack
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1 posted on 04/15/2013 12:06:50 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo
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To: Thane_Banquo

Yikes!


2 posted on 04/15/2013 12:08:03 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (People are idiots.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

CH 5 BOSTON
http://www.wcvb.com/news/local/metro/Explosion-reported-near-Boston-Marathon-finish-line/-/11971628/19757044/-/odjbsx/-/index.html

BOSTON —Two explosions have been reported near the Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street, and there are reports of injuries.

Crews were sent to 617 Boylston St. at about 2:30 p.m. Witnesses said several victims lost limbs, and the area was being evacuated.

NewsCenter 5’s Sean Kelly said police were seen sprinting to the area.

NewsCenter 5 and WCVB.com will have more information when it becomes available.


3 posted on 04/15/2013 12:08:23 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Thane_Banquo

Oh no!


4 posted on 04/15/2013 12:08:27 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Near the finish line grand stands sounds like.


5 posted on 04/15/2013 12:08:33 PM PDT by Doomonyou (Let them eat Lead.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

6 posted on 04/15/2013 12:09:09 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (People are idiots.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Shep reporting from the AP:

Two explosions, from or near the Fairmont Copley Hotel
Two Booms, sounding like thunder
Race is ongoing, Boston Marathon.
Live video feed shows people lying on street, smoke from a store front?
Scaffolding around the Marathon finish line all over the place


7 posted on 04/15/2013 12:09:15 PM PDT by GRRRRR (He'll NEVER be my President, FUBO! Treason is the Reason! Impeach the Kenyan)
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To: Thane_Banquo
Pic of the explosion (from Twitter)


8 posted on 04/15/2013 12:09:31 PM PDT by Pyro7480 (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Looks like terrorism to me..if it was some sort of underground explosion(Like a gas leak) would it explode twice? Seems very odd..prayers up to those injured..hearing there are limbs everywhere


9 posted on 04/15/2013 12:10:12 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Thane_Banquo

10 posted on 04/15/2013 12:10:20 PM PDT by Jeff Chandler (People are idiots.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

ch 4 Boston
BOSTON (CBS) – Several people have been hurt in two explosions near the Boston Marathon finish line.

It happened around 2:45 p.m. outside Marathon Sports on Boylston Street, according to WBZ-TV’s Lis Hughes, who was near the scene covering the marathon.

There were two “incredibly powerful explosions just seconds apart,” according to Hughes.


11 posted on 04/15/2013 12:10:38 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Thane_Banquo

Just got home, gettting ready to set up the Sean Hannity Show Thread.


12 posted on 04/15/2013 12:10:46 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Thane_Banquo

missing limbs I hear??


13 posted on 04/15/2013 12:10:49 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Just more proof we need tighter gun laws. /< s>


14 posted on 04/15/2013 12:11:18 PM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: Thane_Banquo
Time to ban assault rifles again.

And high capacity magazines. Those are REALLY bad.

Prayers to victims and families.

15 posted on 04/15/2013 12:11:22 PM PDT by Lazamataz ("AP" clearly stands for American Pravda. Our news media has become completely and proudly Soviet.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

From Boston Globe’s Twitter feed:

https://twitter.com/intent/user?screen_name=BostonGlobe


16 posted on 04/15/2013 12:11:35 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Pyro7480

Prayers for all injured.


17 posted on 04/15/2013 12:11:36 PM PDT by EDINVA
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To: raccoonradio

18 posted on 04/15/2013 12:12:05 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: Pyro7480

The fireball looks pretty big, but smaller than what you would expect from Al Qaeda. Maybe a freelance jihadi.

Prayers for the victims.


19 posted on 04/15/2013 12:12:25 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas
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To: dennisw

Look closely at the photo in #6.


20 posted on 04/15/2013 12:12:33 PM PDT by Joe 6-pack (Qui me amat, amat et canem meum.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Lots of blood, good grief.


21 posted on 04/15/2013 12:13:01 PM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Good God. That photo will be vanishing down the memory hole in 3...2...1...


22 posted on 04/15/2013 12:13:24 PM PDT by jboot (It can happen here because it IS happening here.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

If only bombs and blowing people up were to be made illegal, think of the lives that could be saved! Come on, politicians, DO SOMETHING!!


23 posted on 04/15/2013 12:15:25 PM PDT by Newtoidaho
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To: Jeff Chandler

Oh dear God! Prayers for all those injured and for the safety of all in the vicinity!!


24 posted on 04/15/2013 12:15:58 PM PDT by pgkdan (Some taglines never go away....)
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To: jboot

That’s what I was thinking.


25 posted on 04/15/2013 12:16:26 PM PDT by demshateGod (The fool hath said in his heart, There is no God.)
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To: GRRRRR

.
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- “Oh my God they’re dead!” - audio on FNC

Hmmm -

Boston - Boston - didn’t Boston have something to do with 911?

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26 posted on 04/15/2013 12:16:27 PM PDT by devolve ( -- -- liberals secret fuel economy trick -- simply fill up your tires with propane --)
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To: Jeff Chandler

Terrible.....we really need to hunker down on criminals and foreighners coming into the country and their influence here.

But, they aren’t going to stop the flood no matter how many people die...if 9/11 didn’t close our borders this sure isn’t going to...expect many more when ever crowds meet...these creeps love to kill!


27 posted on 04/15/2013 12:17:33 PM PDT by caww
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To: dennisw

See pic at #6, lots of blood.


28 posted on 04/15/2013 12:17:53 PM PDT by PapaBear3625 (You don't notice it's a police state until the police come for you.)
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To: Biggirl

Since there doesn’t seem to be structural damage(At least from what I have seen) it could have been a small device used..like those used in Israel by Hamas..have we been hit again? All done on Obama’s watch!


29 posted on 04/15/2013 12:17:54 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: Thane_Banquo

Looks like where the VIPs would be sitting....


30 posted on 04/15/2013 12:18:15 PM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: raccoonradio

WTH??!!

Even running isn’t safe any more?

Religion of peace again, or who?


31 posted on 04/15/2013 12:19:34 PM PDT by meyer (When people fear the government, you have Tyranny)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

I noticed that too, grenade or antipersonnel maybe
a booby trapped bicycle, the cars were all cleared from
the area.

Will be following this closely.


32 posted on 04/15/2013 12:20:43 PM PDT by tet68 ( " We would not die in that man's company, that fears his fellowship to die with us...." Henry V.)
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To: Sarah Barracuda

He was probably too busy watching the Masters to read his intelligence reports showing an attack was likely.


33 posted on 04/15/2013 12:20:44 PM PDT by NEMDF
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To: Thane_Banquo

Sucks prayers to those hurt.

Another blue city attacked.

Let’s use he red bloods from fly over country to defend them.

NOT!


34 posted on 04/15/2013 12:20:55 PM PDT by NoLibZone (None here can be puzzled by why Jews walked into the cars so quietly- we are walking up the planks.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

It can’t be too bad - only two threads on FR!


35 posted on 04/15/2013 12:21:03 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong! Ice cream is delicious!)
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To: meyer

“Religion of peace again, or who?”

Obama and Holder will focus on elderly, white, Christian Sunday school teachers.


36 posted on 04/15/2013 12:21:33 PM PDT by brownsfan (Behold, the power of government cheese.)
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To: b4its2late

Who would want to kill a VIP of a marathon?


37 posted on 04/15/2013 12:21:48 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: devolve

That’s where Atta and the others boarded....


38 posted on 04/15/2013 12:22:04 PM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: PapaBear3625

blood all over is right.... I tuned in a Boston internet station and they said missing limbs but only once


39 posted on 04/15/2013 12:22:40 PM PDT by dennisw (too much of a good thing is a bad thing - Joe Pine)
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To: Biggirl

CNN on line is also broadcasting this here:

The plume on that explosion was huge!


40 posted on 04/15/2013 12:22:57 PM PDT by caww
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To: Thane_Banquo

Men in military style uniforms already on the street. That was fast.


41 posted on 04/15/2013 12:23:05 PM PDT by Principle Over Politics (Is this a free country or what?)
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To: Beowulf9

Someone who wanted to terrorize. The Boston Marathon is a big deal overseas.


42 posted on 04/15/2013 12:23:43 PM PDT by AppyPappy (You never see a massacre at a gun show.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Is that a guy on the roof in post #8?


43 posted on 04/15/2013 12:23:55 PM PDT by mirkwood
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To: meyer

Don’t know if they are connected or not, but minutes before the explosion North Korea said through their KCNA news service that they will start military actions immediately.


44 posted on 04/15/2013 12:23:56 PM PDT by Thane_Banquo ( Walker 2016)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Patriot’s Day and the anniversary of Israel’s founding.
Coincidence? I think not.


45 posted on 04/15/2013 12:24:07 PM PDT by iceskater (Enjoy your chains, comrades.)
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To: Thane_Banquo

Prayers up for all involved :(

Considering North Korea held a marathon to celebrate their deceased dear leader today, would it be a wild stretch to wonder if they were somehow involved in this?


46 posted on 04/15/2013 12:24:18 PM PDT by Columbo (Just one more thing....)
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To: Sacajaweau

OMG, FOX just showed a guy missing his leg with just a bone. Someone there said windows blown out and three people dead at wherever he’d been.

Prayers for all.


47 posted on 04/15/2013 12:24:19 PM PDT by bgill
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To: brownsfan; meyer

Sadly, I bet they will trot out “militias” or “Huttaree” or “white supremacists” before they reluctantly turn attention to the RoP.


48 posted on 04/15/2013 12:24:38 PM PDT by jboot (It can happen here because it IS happening here.)
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To: Beowulf9

Gents, I gotta wonder if this is Al-Q’s way of sending a message. Multiple devices, right near a lot of folks. Only wonder is it didn’t cause more casualties, or are things early?

http://intelnews.org/2013/04/15/01-1237/


49 posted on 04/15/2013 12:25:24 PM PDT by Braak (The US Military, the real arms inspectors!)
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To: tet68

Reminds me of Tel Aviv when Hamas brings in small explosives or has people blow themselves up..no evidence that this was a suicide bomber but probably someone just threw a bomb or left something that had a detonator and pressed the button when ready


50 posted on 04/15/2013 12:25:27 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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