Explosion rocks Boston Marathon

Competitors and race organizers were crying as they fled the chaos. Bloody spectators were being carried to the medical tent that had been set up to care for fatigued runners.
Associated Press
Apr 16, 2013

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.

"There are a lot of people down," said one man, whose bib No. 17528 identified him as Frank Deruyter of North Carolina. He was not injured, but marathon workers were carrying one woman, who did not appear to be a runner, to the medical area as blood gushed from her leg. A Boston police officer was wheeled from the course with a leg injury that was bleeding.

About three hours after the winners crossed the line, there was a loud explosion on the north side of Boylston Street, just before the photo bridge that marks the finish line. Another thunderous explosion could be heard a few seconds later.

Runner Laura McLean of Toronto said she heard two explosions outside the medical tent.

"There are people who are really, really bloody," McLean said. "They were pulling them into the medical tent."

Cherie Falgoust was waiting for her husband, who was running the race.

"I was expecting my husband any minute," she said. "I don't know what this building is ... it just blew. Just a big bomb, a loud boom, and then glass everywhere. Something hit my head. I don't know what it was. I just ducked."

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Comments

coasterfan

How interesting that the same people who railed against Obama for his initial press conference about Benghazi are the same ones who are griping about him taking a more cautious approach this time, by waiting until accurate information is in. My 2nd question to them is: where was their outrage over the equally horrible Newtown shootings? I'm guessing it's because they don't have a problem with a little NRA-endorsed domestic terrorism.

arnmcrmn

You really can't be that ignorant.....oh wait...yep, you are.

John Harville

Yep armn... you are that ignorant. I can feel the bliss exuding from you post.
Three of tens of thousands are killed and 170 more injured... an obvious act of terrorism.
20 children in a school of 350 are killed and more injured... not a terrorist attack...
Won't restrict gun registration... but just wait for the Republican bill outlawing pressure cookers.

bullydogs1971

This is unbelievable....a family guy episode where peter mows people over with his car at THE BOSTON MARATHON!!!!!! later shows him setting off 2 bombs with his cell phone. You have to see to believe!!

Family guy season 11 episode 15 ....i verified this is actual footage from this episode...not a voice over!!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q...

Unassumer

could be coordinated by our own gov't. we'll never know the truth.

shucks

Another conspiracy theorist speaks.

bullydogs1971

just found it creepy......one things for sure there was probably a camera in everyone's hand....someone saw something....time will tell

Centauri

Thank you bullydogs1971 for all of the web links that you are posting to inform the people. Some people are so brain washed that they don't want to hear the truth or believe all of the "false flags" of the past that have been comfirmed as the truth. The trolls and flamers will still attack anybody who tries to expose the truth.

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/...
"An eight-year-old boy waiting at the finish line to give his father a hug was among three people killed and more than 152 injured when two explosions rocked the Boston Marathon in the worst terrorist atrocity since 9/11."

bullydogs1971

this is so messed up...this was the first time i have seen some of these photos...been avoiding it...unimaginable.....i'm speechless.

John Harville

actually there were at least 173 injured... but don't wait for facts... just jump in like the Media jerks.

Centauri

http://leaksource.wordpress.com/...
"Marathon Runner: Bomb Sniffing Dogs, Roof Spotters, Loudspeaker Announcements of Training Exercise"

I noticed that many American newspapers are making no mention of this "bomb training exercise" and I wonder why. Still too early to get all of the facts and truth.

bobshumway92

Let's all play liberal and put our hands over our eyes and pretend that all is good and the savior Barack Hussein Obama will save us all.

Centauri

http://www.storyleak.com/boston-...
"Boston marathon runner Alastair Stevenson says that before the explosions erupted at the Boston Marathon this morning, he was told by police over the loud speaker that bomb squads and bomb sniffing dogs were part of a ‘training exercise’."

How did all of those bomb sniffing dogs miss those bombs? I have read that ball bearings were being removed from the wounds. Could this have been a bomb training exercise? Perhaps someone within the FBI, CIA and other agencies knows the truth of who was responsible for this bomb tragedy. I have read that other unexploded bombs have been found. Will have to wait and see for the true facts to come out.

The Big Dog's back

A right winger was responsible.

bobshumway92

Has to be a left wing loon. Copying Barack Hussein Obama's buddy Bill Ayers.

arnmcrmn

Murica....the new Middle East....Thanks Obie....I've never felt more safe in my life........but anyhow....about your next celeb party....tell me all about it!!!!!

shucks

Thanks Bush,for screwing up Iraq and not doing the job right in Afgahnistan.
Now we have Al-Qaeda running all over the place.

bullydogs1971

You mean this Al-Qaeda??

The US government trained, armed, funded and supported Osama bin Laden and his followers in Afghanistan during the cold war. With a huge investment of $3,000,000,000 (three billion US dollars), the CIA effectively created and nurtured bin Laden's al-Qaeda terrorist network using American tax-payers money. Afghanistan is one of the world's poorest countries, where such an enormous sum sum of money would have had extraordinary value.

BBC news article:
"...Bin Laden left Saudi Arabia in 1979 to fight
against the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan. The
Afghan jihad was backed with American dollars
and had the blessing of the governments of Saudi
Arabia and Pakistan. He received security
training from the CIA itself."

http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/world...

Forbes business information service article:
"...[Osama bin Laden] received military and
financial assistance from the intelligence services
of Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United States."

http://www.forbes.com/charitable...

ABC News article:
"In the 1980s, bin Laden left his comfortable
Saudi home for Afghanistan to participate in the
Afghan jihad, or holy war, against the invading
forces of the Soviet Union - a cause that,
ironically, the United States funded, pouring
$3 billion into the Afghan resistance via the CIA."

http://abcnews.go.com/sections/w...

shucks

What's your point, bullydogs1971?

bullydogs1971

and now we are looking for them at airports all over the USA....in grandma's depends and a paraplegia's prosthetic limp..... grabbing our junk, our ladies breasts, and rummaging around in our little kids underwear..... haven't found one of them yet, have we?

shucks

Let me take a look in my underwear before I answer you.

shucks

Still looking.

shucks

They're sneaky, you know.

shucks

Not yet.

Still looking.

shucks

Can you help me?

Centauri

http://leaksource.wordpress.com/
"Already some across the Western media are attempting to draw parallels to the September 11, 2001 attacks in New York and Washington – despite the fact that the US is now deliberately funding and arming Al Qaeda in Syria, as well as openly supporting previously listed terrorist organization, Mujahedeen e-Khalq (MEK), in Iran"

bullydogs1971

April 9th, 2013
06:50 PM ET
FIRST ON CNN: White House signs off on new aid for Syrian rebels
http://security.blogs.cnn.com/20...

Apr. 9, 2013 7:59pm
AL-QAEDA ACKNOWLEDGES SYRIAN REBELS ARE PART OF ITS NETWORK, FIGHTING TO ESTABLISH CALIPHATE IN SYRIA
http://www.theblaze.com/stories/...

so we are now supporting them!!!

Centauri

http://www.aljazeera.com/news/am...
"Law enforcement officials in the US say they have recovered forensic evidence that suggests the two explosive devices which ripped through participants of the Boston Marathon on Monday may have been inside heavy black nylon bags.

Investigators who found pieces of black nylon at the scene suspect the bombs used in the attack were in dark-coloured bags that would have been heavy to carry."

http://www.globalresearch.ca/um-...
"University of Mobile’s Cross Country Coach, who was near the finish line of the Boston Marathon when a series of explosions went off, said he thought it was odd there were bomb sniffing dogs at the start and finish lines."

I find it odd that the dogs and police missed the bombs inside of the black nylon bags. There are many unanswered questions. Perhaps some of the spectators saw the bags and thought that they were part of the bomb exercises? The FBI should be requesting photos of these bags before they exploded. With so many cell phones and cameras out there, somebody may have the photos of these black nylon bags before they exploded or some person carrying such a bag in the area.

sash

Not sure if you've seen this morning's news, but bomb was in a pressure cooker. Those things are airtight by design, so I doubt there was anything for the dogs to sniff. The authorities have been asking for any video or photos taken by people in the area. Hopefully, they'll get a good lead.

Centauri

http://www.theatlanticcities.com...
"Like most modern cities, Boston has an extensive and sophisticated closed-circuit television (CCTV) system."

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