Skip to comments.Boston Marathon explosions: Police confirm explosion near finish line
Posted on 04/15/2013 12:35:59 PM PDT by Olog-hai
At least one explosion struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, police and witnesses said.
The explosion occurred as thousands of runners finished the 117th running of the Boston Marathon, with crowds watching and cheering at the finish.
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Lot of people speculating about a natural gas explosion. Being older than dirt, I can remember when they used to light natural gas and burn it off at the wells. We used to think it was great to go out and watch (hey there were no video games then).
Always some variety of blueish explosion. Looking at the color of that blast, I’d bet a beer that natural gas had nothing to do with it.
Now I’m hearing they are finding more devices; Boston police are pleading for people to leave the area.
Must be right-wing Christian Aryan Christian White Supremacist Christian terrorist Christian global-warming denying Christian racist haters.
Could never be the peace-loving Moslems.
Reports of body parts everywhere. Also warning of this may not be the end of this incident. Caution everyone!
Shep Smith should be on E!.
“An explosion in Boston. On Tax Day. How long til they blame the Tea Party?”
That will be the “news” feed for the next few days.
Gosh... who could have done it?
Third bomb reported?
And Kim Il-Sung’s b-day.
And then they’ll quietly correct themselves several weeks later.
No you aren’t loath to mention it, less than an hour since the explosions occurred and you are already spouting conspiracy BS. You couldn’t wait to get on here to “mention” it.
If this was a anti-government protester, he/she would have likely targeted a government building, like the IRS, Congress or some other symbol of Government.
If this is a foreign terrorist attack, then a high profile international event like the Boston Marathon would fit. There has been a lot of warnings that jahadists want to do acts of terrorism within the US. So this could be the start of that. A little too early to tell, but likely.
(sarcasm) As to immigration reform, what could possibly go wrong with opening up our boarders (/sarcasm)
First 2 explosions were about a block apart.
Latest... all cell phone use in Boston banned for the time being.
Local tv stations are showing chaotic scenes.
More detonations heard in background — may be police detonating suspicious packages in the areas.
People in wheel chairs, stretchers being taken out.
Now it is three!
Nor could it be the Earth Liberation Front, Occupy Wallstreet, Unibomber left wing types either...
Naw, couldn’t be from the left, like just about every other domestic terrorist event in our nation’s history...
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