Photos From the Boston Marathon Bombing

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April 15 2013 5:28 PM

Photos From the Boston Marathon Bombing

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Photos from the scene of Monday's explosions at the Boston Marathon. Read more on Slate about the Boston Marathon bombing.

A runner looks through unclaimed runners' bags from the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts.
A runner looks through unclaimed runners' bags from the Boston Marathon on April 15. Two bombs ripped through the crowd at the finish line of the marathon on Monday, killing three people, causing several amputations, and injuring more than 100 in what a White House official said would be handled as an "act of terror."

Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Reuters

Two women sit with their dog near the scene after two explosions interrupted the running of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Massachusetts.
Two women sit with their dog near the scene after two explosions interrupted the running of the Boston Marathon.

Photo by Dominick Reuter / Reuters

A man in a bomb-disposal suit investigates the site of an explosion which went off on Boylston Street during the 117th Boston Marathon in Boston.
A man in a bomb-disposal suit investigates the site of an explosion that went off on Boylston Street during the 117th Boston Marathon. Two explosions hit the Boston Marathon as runners crossed the finish line Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 100 on a day when tens of thousands of people packed the streets to watch one of the world's best-known marathons.

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Unused thermal blankets for marathon participants are piled near the scene of a twin bombing at the Boston Marathon.
Unused thermal blankets for marathon participants are piled near the scene of the twin bombing at the Boston Marathon in this April 16 photo. The attack at the 116-year-old race resulted in heightened security across the nation with cancellations of many professional sporting events as authorities search for a motive to the violence.

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Runners continue to run towards the finish line of the Boston Marathon as an explosion erupts near the finish line.
Runners continue to run toward the finish line of the Boston Marathon as an explosion erupts near the end of the race.

Photo by Dan Lampariello / Reuters

Two explosions went off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013.
Smoke rises after two explosions went off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.

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Police officers with their guns drawn hear the second explosion down the street. The first explosion knocked down a runner at the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.
Police officers with their guns drawn hear the second explosion down the street. The first explosion knocked down a runner at the finish line.

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Destruction and injured people at the site of the one of the explosions that went off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.
Destruction and injured people are strewn amid the site of the one of the explosions. Barricades hindered the EMS from getting to the injured.

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A man is loaded into an ambulance after he was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
A man is loaded into an ambulance after he is injured by one of the two bombs at the Boston Marathon. Three people are confirmed dead, and more than 100 are injured.

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Explosion at the Boston Marathon finish line.
Blood and debris remain after the attack at the Boston Marathon finish line.

Photo courtesy of James Bardin via Twitter

A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.
A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon.

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A second explosion goes off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.
A second explosion goes off near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.

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A person who was injured in an explosion near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon is taken away from the scene in a wheelchair.
A person who was injured in an explosion near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon is taken away from the scene in a wheelchair.

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A woman is comforted by a man near a triage tent set up for the Boston Marathon after explosions went off at the 117th Boston Marathon.
A woman is comforted by a man near a triage tent set up for the Boston Marathon after explosions went off.

Photo by Jessica Rinaldi / Reuters

A man comforts a victim on the sidewalk at the scene of the first explosion near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.
A man comforts a victim on the sidewalk at the scene of the first explosion near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.

Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Boston Police look at blown out windows at the scene of the first explosion on Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
Boston police look at blown-out windows at the scene of the first explosion on Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Bystanders help an injured woman at the scene of the first explosion on Boylston Street near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.
Bystanders help an injured woman at the scene of the first explosion on Boylston Street near the finish line of the 117th Boston Marathon.

Photo by John Tlumacki/The Boston Globe via Getty Images

Flowers are seen at the barricaded entrance at Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston.
Flowers mark the barricaded entrance to Boylston Street near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in this photo from April 16. Two bombs packed with ball bearings tore through crowds near the race's finish line, killing three people and triggering a massive hunt for those behind the attack.

Photo by Shannon Stapleton / Reuters

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