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12 dead, dozens more injured after two explosions rock Boston marathon finish line
New York Post ^ | April 15, 2013 | POST STAFF REPORT

Posted on 04/15/2013 1:08:50 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota

BOSTON — Two explosions shattered the euphoria of the Boston Marathon finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers in the 26.2-mile trek from Hopkinton were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.

A federal law-enforcement source told The Post there are at least 12 dead and twice as many injured. Fox News reported that Massachusetts General Hospital was treating 10 people with amputated limbs and all operating rooms were on hold.

Law-enforcement sources said at least the first explosion occurred in the lobby of the Fairmont Hotel.

"There were two bombs that exploded near the finish line in today's Boston Marathon," The Boston Marathon's official Facebook page read. "We are working with law enforcement to understand what exactly has happened."

“This changes everything [in New York],’’ one source told The Post. “Everyone’s on high alert. Our marathon was canceled in November. Who knows if that changed someone’s plans?’’

(Excerpt) Read more at nypost.com ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Crime/Corruption; Culture/Society; News/Current Events; US: Massachusetts
KEYWORDS: boston; bostonmarathon; bostonmarathonattack; deathtoll; fairmonthotel; islam; islamicterrorism; islamicviolence; marathon; muslims; saudinational; terroristattack
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Pray for those affected, and their loved ones.

http://www.foxnews.com/us/2013/04/15/explosion-reported-near-finish-line-boston-marathon-spokesman-says/

1 posted on 04/15/2013 1:08:50 PM PDT by LucianOfSamasota
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To: LucianOfSamasota

12 dead?

(Prayers up)

Usually on the onset of these tragic events - the count is lower than the final. I pray this is all there is.


2 posted on 04/15/2013 1:10:37 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

they’re saying on tv that 2 were killed and 23 injured.. (though it’s hard to believe it was only 2 with the size and location of the explosion)


3 posted on 04/15/2013 1:11:15 PM PDT by GOP_Thug_Mom (Iibera nos a malo (Obama, aka: malum vir per puteulanus labiae))
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Explosions? Time for gun control.


4 posted on 04/15/2013 1:11:34 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
Al Qaeda. Coordinated with today's NY Times op-ed on the GITMO terrorists hunger strike.


5 posted on 04/15/2013 1:12:04 PM PDT by jimbo123
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To: jimbo123

Have they blamed white Christian Tea Party members yet?


6 posted on 04/15/2013 1:12:39 PM PDT by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter admits whom he's working for)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

it was the audience that got the most hurt.....


7 posted on 04/15/2013 1:12:46 PM PDT by The Wizard (Madam President is my President now and in the future)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Prayers up. It’s also too damned late to start asking where the F was Janet Incompetano and the rest of her Department????


8 posted on 04/15/2013 1:13:42 PM PDT by Postman (........................................................Flies get too little credit.)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Heard on FNC, at least 10 derious injuries in emergency surgery at this point.


9 posted on 04/15/2013 1:13:58 PM PDT by Sir Napsalot (Pravda + Useful Idiots = CCCP; JournOList + Useful Idiots = DopeyChangey!)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Makes me wonder what congress will pass and the president will sign this week while everyone is paying attention to this....


10 posted on 04/15/2013 1:14:03 PM PDT by dragonblustar
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To: MrB

” Have they blamed white Christian Tea Party members yet?”

They will by late afternoon.


11 posted on 04/15/2013 1:14:18 PM PDT by stephenjohnbanker
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To: LucianOfSamasota

This is the only report I’ve seen with a body count that high. Not saying its wrong, I just haven’t seen it corroborated.


12 posted on 04/15/2013 1:14:31 PM PDT by Blackyce (President Jacques Chirac: "As far as I'm concerned, war always means failure.")
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Prayers for the victims and that we get to bottom this quickly and respond.


13 posted on 04/15/2013 1:14:39 PM PDT by RedMDer (May we always be happy and may our enemies always know it. - Sarah Palin, 10-18-2010)
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To: The Wizard

Just heard on the radio the police claim to have found a 3rd unexploded bomb in the neighborhood.


14 posted on 04/15/2013 1:14:56 PM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: MrB

Have they blamed white Christian Tea Party members yet?

Just wait for Chrissy Mayhem Matthews to get his panties in a knot. I’m sure that’s where he’ll start!


15 posted on 04/15/2013 1:15:15 PM PDT by AngelesCrestHighway
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To: Postman

“Prayers up. It’s also too damned late to start asking where the F was Janet Incompetano and the rest of her Department????”

At this point, what difference does it make?


16 posted on 04/15/2013 1:15:19 PM PDT by LadyBuck ("When Dick Cheney shot a fellow American it was an accident, Obama’s is by policy" - thomasowellfan)
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To: Responsibility2nd

Fox keeps saying 3 dead. 23 injured.


17 posted on 04/15/2013 1:15:27 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: MrB

Pretty Much. I read on the main thread Shep Smith said the blasts contained shotgun shells.

Thats code for White Redneck NRA Lovin’ Bitter Clingers.


18 posted on 04/15/2013 1:15:40 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

“A federal law-enforcement source told The Post there are at least 12 dead and twice as many injured.”

Holy cow. Prayers up.


19 posted on 04/15/2013 1:15:47 PM PDT by F15Eagle (1Jn4:15;5:4-5,11-13;Mt27:50-54;Mk15:33-34;Jn3:17-18,6:69,11:25,14:6,20:31;Ro10:8-11;1Tm2:5-6;Ti3:4-7)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Terrible act of violence.

So will MSNBC say it’s the Tea Party or the Aryan Brotherhood?


20 posted on 04/15/2013 1:16:35 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: kevslisababy

I NEVER believe any reports like that, after all the “other” planes that were reported to still be flying around during 9-11.


21 posted on 04/15/2013 1:16:35 PM PDT by SengirV
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To: LucianOfSamasota

I just read on a Twitter post “Boston PD is looking for the mailman who parked his truck on Boyleston Street. He has not returned to it and he is not among the casualties”


22 posted on 04/15/2013 1:17:26 PM PDT by Beowulf9
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To: Postman

“It’s also too damned late to start asking where the F was Janet Incompetano and the rest of her Department????”

Reading FR to identify domestic terrorists.


23 posted on 04/15/2013 1:17:56 PM PDT by listenhillary (Courts, law enforcement, roads and national defense should be the extent of government)
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To: Responsibility2nd

the Post may be off (have heard same thing on twitter, that they got the wrong number of fatals)


24 posted on 04/15/2013 1:17:57 PM PDT by raccoonradio
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To: RetiredArmy

Fog of War situation. Just like with Newtown - early reports are just pulled outta nowhere.

This story could rehash itself 15 different ways between now and tomorrow.

Bottom line: Still prayers up for victims.


25 posted on 04/15/2013 1:18:01 PM PDT by Responsibility2nd (NO LIBS. This Means Liberals and (L)libertarians! Same Thing. NO LIBS!!)
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To: Responsibility2nd
Shep a few sentences later changed the reference to "ball bearings". Dunno why.

CC

26 posted on 04/15/2013 1:19:09 PM PDT by Celtic Conservative (Hey liberals, what part of "unalienable" don't you understand?)
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To: LucianOfSamasota
I hate to be a cynic, but one of my thoughts was "What rights will Obama take away from us because of this?" You know there is some creeper in the Obama administration calculating how they can use this atrocity to their benefit.
27 posted on 04/15/2013 1:19:31 PM PDT by Hacksaw
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To: Responsibility2nd

By tomorrow, the Dims will say it was a firecracker and ask for more gun control.


28 posted on 04/15/2013 1:19:47 PM PDT by RetiredArmy (1 Cor 15: 50-54 & 1 Thess 4: 13-17. That about covers it.)
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To: servo1969

#20 continued

At the very least they need to register all my firearms. /s

Has Biden helicoptered in yet to stand in front of the yellow tape and urge Universal Background Checks?


29 posted on 04/15/2013 1:19:58 PM PDT by servo1969
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Prayers lifted.

Unfortunately it’s the logical conclusion to poor policy.


30 posted on 04/15/2013 1:19:59 PM PDT by TASMANIANRED (Viva Christo Rey)
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Dear God! My heart goes out to those runners and bystanders. My son is an avid marathoner. He’s a Marine stationed in Okinawa. Were he on the homeland, he would have loved to run in this.


31 posted on 04/15/2013 1:20:33 PM PDT by keats5 (Not all of us are hypnotized.)
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To: Beowulf9

“Boston PD is looking for the mailman who parked his truck on Boyleston Street. He has not returned to it and he is not among the casualties””


Do you think he went postal?


32 posted on 04/15/2013 1:21:32 PM PDT by married21
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To: jimbo123

Ssssh.

Obama wants you to flee islamophobia.

And turn in your guns.


33 posted on 04/15/2013 1:21:49 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Vendetta))
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To: LucianOfSamasota

This is all guess work, still a chance it is not even a bomb but natgas or electrical transformer. Not that this will stop the media from riding their hobby horses. I give it an hour before they have a Mark Potok on the air listing off the usual White MENace.


34 posted on 04/15/2013 1:22:23 PM PDT by junta ("Peace is a racket", testimony from crime boss Barrack Hussein Obama.)
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To: Defiant

I hate the phuquin’ muslims .. and the bastard in the white house is one of ‘em.


35 posted on 04/15/2013 1:22:35 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: Hacksaw

Probably work place violence just like Ft. Hood was.


36 posted on 04/15/2013 1:22:36 PM PDT by Commonsensecommonman
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To: dragonblustar; MestaMachine; thouworm; maggief; Myrddin; shibumi; Hardraade; Candor7; ...

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Ping. TM, too.

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37 posted on 04/15/2013 1:23:33 PM PDT by LucyT
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To: LadyBuck
"“Prayers up. It’s also too damned late to start asking where the F was Janet Incompetano and the rest of her Department????”

Saving us from old white nuns at airports by using their naked scanner.

38 posted on 04/15/2013 1:24:34 PM PDT by DannyTN
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To: LucianOfSamasota
I'm going to go out on a limb here and say it... mudslimes, guarantee it.

Of course, 'rats will blame the tea party. But just ask yourself, who has a history of this kind of violence, the tea party, or Zero's pals?

39 posted on 04/15/2013 1:25:52 PM PDT by LibWhacker
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To: LucianOfSamasota

Remember Faisal Shahzad, the Pakistani who tried to set off a couple of bombs in Times Square, NYC in 2010? Wanna bet this is something similar? America has let her guard down in recent years, and has been afraid of saying what everyone knows. Muslims are trying to kill us, and Islam-fascism is alive and well.


40 posted on 04/15/2013 1:26:05 PM PDT by ketelone
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January 10, 2010
The State Department is planning to welcome thousands of immigrants from terror-watch list countries into the United States this year through a “diversity visa” lottery — a giant legal loophole some lawmakers say is a “serious national security threat” that has gone unchecked for years. Ostensibly designed to increase ethnic diversity among immigrants, the program invites in thousands of poorly educated laborers with few job skills — and that’s only the beginning of its problems, according to lawmakers and government investigations.

what could go wrong?


41 posted on 04/15/2013 1:26:15 PM PDT by snowstorm12
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To: Postman

No kidding.
DHS and their VIPER squad was probably inspecting some poor old ladie’s colostomy bag while trying to get on a bus.
Damn this government sucks bad!,


42 posted on 04/15/2013 1:26:16 PM PDT by Clump ( the tree of liberty is withering like a stricken fig tree)
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To: Postman
Prayers up. It’s also too damned late to start asking where the F was Janet Incompetano and the rest of her Department????

In fairness to her, if the plotters are even minimally competent (which is a big assumption for some), there is no way any law enforcement agency can find out about their schemes before they occur.

43 posted on 04/15/2013 1:26:40 PM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: married21

Boston Marathon qualifying times:
55-59 - 3hrs 40min - 4hrs 10min


44 posted on 04/15/2013 1:26:48 PM PDT by Cvengr (Adversity in life and death is inevitable. Thru faith in Christ, stress is optional.)
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To: Responsibility2nd

IED’s come to the streets and roadways of the United States....

This was too co-ordinated to be mere “coincidence”, coming as it did in the home town of SecState Jean-Francois Kerre`.

Gas explosion, yeah, that’s it, that’s what happened.

Kim Jong Un got in a pre-emptive strike.

Or the Muslim Brotherhood.


45 posted on 04/15/2013 1:27:01 PM PDT by alloysteel (Every generation laughs at the old fashions, but follows religiously the new.)
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To: SengirV

true, these reporters love it, and the worse and gorier the better for them.


46 posted on 04/15/2013 1:27:08 PM PDT by kevslisababy
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To: MrB
Have they blamed white Christian Tea Party members yet?

Yes.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-bloggers/3008121/posts

47 posted on 04/15/2013 1:27:27 PM PDT by Yo-Yo
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To: Responsibility2nd

The Post reports there were relatives of the Newtown victims at the finish line.


48 posted on 04/15/2013 1:28:26 PM PDT by Tawiskaro
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To: LucianOfSamasota

How far is Fenway from the finish line, I know the Red Sox just finished their game there about two hours ago.


49 posted on 04/15/2013 1:29:58 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: LucianOfSamasota

2 dead and are still in the triage tent..

WHOA! One suspicious devise was found under the grandstand.


50 posted on 04/15/2013 1:31:09 PM PDT by Lady Jag (If you can't make them see the light, let them feel the heat. - Reagan)
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