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    Boston Marathon

    Multiple explosions go off at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.

    What the fuck is going on? Are people really that hard pressed to become internet famous or something? With all the recent shootings and shit, it's starting to make me think that people are actually out to see if they can do something and have it become a fucking Twitter trending topic or something. Multiple serious injuries...fuckssakes.
    Last edited by october_midnight; 04-15-2013 at 02:10 PM.

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    Thankfully, no deaths have been reported yet.

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    Some are reporting that it could've been a pyrotechnic accident. I know it sounds shitty, but I hope that's it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by october_midnight View Post
    Some are reporting that it could've been a pyrotechnic accident. I know it sounds shitty, but I hope that's it.
    They just showed video with sound of the incident on CNN. Clearly not pyrotechnic accident. Two distinct explosions could be seen coming from two different buildings.

    Here's one picture:

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    Fuckssakes.

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    Boston Marathon

    Possible terror attack?
    Gas line accident?

    http://hotair.com/archives/2013/04/1...ston-marathon/

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    Quote Originally Posted by october_midnight View Post
    Fuckssakes.
    What's disturbing is the number of "ban explosions" or "government work" comments in such a little time.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Deepvoid View Post
    What's disturbing is the number of "ban explosions" or "government work" comments in such a little time.
    Seriously! Ugh...

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    3 deaths confirmed.

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    Damnit. Please let everyone be okay.

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    Shit. Just came here mostly to check if anyone here is around. I always get freaked out about these things.

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    RAW video of the blast


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    tons of extra info in here. also some horrible images (missing limbs, etc)
    http://www.reddit.com/r/boston/comme...e_near_copley/

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    Really? We can't even have running marathons anymore without threat of danger(s)? What is this world coming to?

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    2 dead, 22 injured is the current official figure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Space Suicide View Post
    Really? We can't even have running marathons anymore without threat of danger(s)? What is this world coming to?
    Running marathons are as "dangerous" as they have always been. Don't allow emotions to overblow the reality of the situation, the media will be doing more than enough of that shit.

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    reports coming in about explosive devices being the cause.
    more un detonated devices found.

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    http://www1.whdh.com/video/7newslive/

    Just said that a government official confirmed the existence of a total of four bombs.

    edit - the two that exploded, and two more found by government officials

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    Sky News here is saying something about a third explosion? I just tuned in, so I'm not too sure.

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    Quote Originally Posted by slave2thewage View Post
    Sky News here is saying something about a third explosion? I just tuned in, so I'm not too sure.
    It was a controlled explosion.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DigitalChaos View Post
    Running marathons are as "dangerous" as they have always been. Don't allow emotions to overblow the reality of the situation, the media will be doing more than enough of that shit.
    Decent people react emotionally to terrible events, it's natural and normal. The opposite is to coldly analyze everything in the attempt to condescend those that don't (see: the gun thread).

    To what Space Suicide said, no fucking kidding. It's getting to the point where nothing's safe...I know (before it gets said) nothing ever really was, but a marathon? What's the agenda here other than just being a fuckbag? Someone that is worthy of the worst punishment I can conceive...

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    apparently they are holding a possible suspect

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    Quote Originally Posted by DigitalChaos View Post
    Running marathons are as "dangerous" as they have always been. Don't allow emotions to overblow the reality of the situation, the media will be doing more than enough of that shit.
    Of course with exhaustion and dehydration but I just implicated the fact that something like this even has potential mass destruction danger to worry about when it shouldn't.

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    Quote Originally Posted by mfte View Post
    apparently they are holding a possible suspect
    When making statements like this, it is helpful to cite your sources.

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    Quote Originally Posted by DigitalChaos View Post
    tons of extra info in here. also some horrible images (missing limbs, etc)
    http://www.reddit.com/r/boston/comme...e_near_copley/
    Jesus, the guy who's missing the end of both his legs (at least it looks like this); how the hell is he still conscious?

    Damn those who did this; damn them to hell.

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    They just said that there was some kind of incident at the JFK library??? What the fuck!!!

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    http://live.boston.com/Event/Live_bl..._Copley_Square

    Updating a feed constantly. Including a different video of the explosion from a Boston Globe sports reporter stationed at the finish line.

    edit: Permalink http://live.boston.com/Event/Live_bl...quare/72926110

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