After the explosions occurred at the Boston Marathon, many people turned to Facebook and Twitter as the first sources to share and find information on the tragedy. In the aftermath of the deadly bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 140 others (some critically), people are turning to YouTube and Reddit to share their eyewitness accounts of what happened during the race, and in the chaos that followed the bombings.
Here is a video posted to YouTube by runner Jennifer Treacy. This video is from the perspective of an actual marathoner who is running in the race. She is approaching the finish line when suddenly an explosion occurs several yards away from her.
In another YouTube video posted by a spectator, someone is holding the camera among a group of people who are gathered outside a Walgreens store. You hear a woman yell, "Something just blew up!" Suddenly, the second bomb goes off. You hear screaming and a person yells, "Run!" That video, titled "Second Explosion --Read More »from The Day After the Boston Marathon Explosions: New Videos & Photographs Tell Stories of Eyewitnesses