The Boston Marathon became the scene of a crime today. Starting at approximately 2:50 p.m., two bombs went off within seconds of each other and caused numerous critical injuries and at least two deaths. CNN reported that at least 132 people were injured.
People immediately took to social media to share what they were seeing as eyewitnesses and to alert the world to what was happening. A Vine video from user "Doug" of one of the explosions going off recorded from live television was being retweeted and shared multiple times.
Boston Globe reporter David Abel tweeted from the scene, "Fine. Reporting. I was 10 feet from the explosion. Shaken up. But not a scratch. Worst thing I ever saw." A video uploaded by YouTube user "FatalitySnow" shows a group of people standing around just as the second bomb goes off.
Other eyewitnesses reported feeling the ground shake during the explosions and seeing lots of blood, smelling smoke and seeing people with missing limbs.
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