Breaking news at the site of the Boston Marathon Finish Line. Two explosions have been confirmed, with multiple serious injuries. As of yet, no deaths have been reported. While no official determination has been made as of yet that this was a terrorist attack, preliminary reports (rumors…. unclear how credible) indicate no gas line break, possibly a third device discovered, police sweeping area for bombs. No official comment yet from any law enforcement agency. If rumors are true, looks like an attack, but credibility of rumors still unknown.
Comment From Vera Chan
The Boston Marathon statement: "There were two bombs that exploded near the finish line in today's Boston Marathon. We are working with law enforcement to understand what exactly has happened." https://www.facebook.com/TheBostonMarathon/posts/10151378043686657
The Boston Police Department has called in all off duty officers to address the situation.
This is happening in real time, and the story will undoubtedly evolve, but it looks more and more like this may have been an attack.
Please join the staff at GGN in putting aside our rivalries with Boston and remembering our union as Americans in this crisis. We stand with Boston and the participants in the Marathon. Our thoughts and prayers go out to all who have been effected by these events.