Photos: Boston Marathon explosions

 

Two initial explosions detonated in quick succession just before the finish line at the Boston Marathon Monday afternoon, leaving scenes of horror. Warning for graphic content.

 
 
 
 
<div id="page1">A woman looks on as runners pass near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Three people are confirmed dead and dozens injured after at least two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.</div>
 

A woman looks on as runners pass near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Three people are confirmed dead and dozens injured after at least two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.

Photograph by: Alex Trautwig, Getty Images

 
<div id="page1">A woman looks on as runners pass near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Three people are confirmed dead and dozens injured after at least two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.</div>
An injured woman is tended to at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, in Boston, Monday, April 15, 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 were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
Boston police act after an explosion at the Boston Marathon.
Medical responders run an injured man past the finish line the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston on Monday, April 15, 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 were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
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 Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Three people are confirmed dead and at least 144 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
In this image from video provided by Ryan Hoyme, the second explosion can be seen in the distance as smoke from the first explosion surrounds spectators exiting the stands during the Boston Marathon in Boston, Monday, April 15, 2013.
Injured people and debris lie on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line following an explosion in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Injured people and debris lie on the sidewalk near the Boston Marathon finish line following an explosion in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April 15, 2013.
One of the blast sites on Boylston Street near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon is investigated by two people in protective suits in the wake of two blasts in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April 15, 2013.
A video grab shows the victims of one of the blasts at the finish line of the Marathon in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April, 15, 2013. At least three people were killed and dozens wounded when two explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, sparking scenes of panic.
Investigators shine flashlights at one of the blast sites on Boylston Street near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon in the wake of two blasts in Boston Monday, April 15, 2013.
People react to a second explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April 15, 2013. Two initial explosions shattered the euphoria of the iconic race&#8217;s finish line, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
Emergency responders gather around the finish line of the Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April 15, 2013.
A video grab shows the victims of one of the blasts at the finish line of the Marathon in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April, 15, 2013. At least three people were killed and dozens wounded when two explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, sparking scenes of panic.
Medical workers aid an injured woman at the scene of a bomb blast near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April 15, 2013. Two bombs exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring scores of others.
In this photo provided by The Daily Free Press and Kenshin Okubo, people react to an explosion at the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston on Monday, April 15, 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 were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
Boston police guard an area near Kenmore Square after two bombs initially exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Three people are confirmed dead and dozens injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
An unidentified Boston Marathon runner is comforted as she cries in the aftermath of two initial blasts that exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Medical workers aid an injured woman at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following two initial explosions on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston. Mass.
Police clear the area at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston, Mass., on Monday, April 15, 2013. Two initial explosions shattered the euphoria of the iconic race&#8217;s finish line, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
People react to a suspicious package on the corner of Dartmouth and Stuart Streets after two bombs initially exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Two people are confirmed dead and dozens injured after at least two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
A runner embraces another woman on the marathon route near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Three people are confirmed dead after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
A runner reacts near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Two people are confirmed dead after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
A Boston police officer wheels an injured boy down Boylston Street as medical workers carry an injured runner following an explosion during the 2013 Boston Marathon in Boston on Monday, April 15, 2013. Two explosions shattered the euphoria at the marathon's finish line on Monday, sending authorities out on the course to carry off the injured while the stragglers were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
Medical workers and authorities work on the scene near the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Boston police race to the scene of several explosions that rocked the finish of the Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass.  At least two people were killed when two explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, sparking scenes of panic, police said. The streets were littered with debris and blood and paramedics raced off with stretchers as police locked down the area.
A member of the bomb squad investigates a suspicious item on the road near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Two people are confirmed dead after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
A member of the bomb squad investigates a suspicious item on the road near Kenmore Square after two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Two people are confirmed dead after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
Boston police block off the area around the finish of the Boston Marathon as they move spectators and runners from the scene were several explosions rocked the finish of the race on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass.  At least two people were killed when two explosions struck near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, sparking scenes of panic.
Medical workers aid injured people at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston on Monday, April 15, 2013.
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 Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
Photo of the scene at the Boston Marathon.
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 Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
A woman is loaded into an ambulance after she was injured by one of two bombs exploded during the 117th Boston Marathon near Copley Square on Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Two people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
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 Monday, April 15, 2013 in Boston, Mass. Three people are confirmed dead and at least 23 injured after two explosions went off near the finish line to the marathon.
Medical workers wheel the injured across the finish line during the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston on Monday, April 15, 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 were rerouted away from the smoking site of the blasts.
Photo of the mayhem following the Boston Marathon explosions on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Medical workers aid injured people at the finish line of the 2013 Boston Marathon following an explosion in Boston on Monday, April 15, 2013.
Photo of the mayhem following the Boston Marathon explosions on Monday, April 15, 2013.
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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