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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby Geezer on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:00 pm

10 patients in Boston hospital with missing limbs per news report. You can never immediately know for sure who did such a thing ,McVeigh being an example. But you know the source 90% of the time.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:00 pm

ILikeTurtles wrote:Obviously there is no logical or reasonable person that could do this, but of all the questions, why a marathon? These people are hurting no one, they are out running, it isn't like the pose some threat to anyone.


That's the exact reason it makes a perfect target.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby newarenanow on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:01 pm

Geezer wrote:10 patients in Boston hospital with missing limbs per news report. You can never immediately know for sure who did such a thing ,McVeigh being an example. But you know the source 90% of the time.


Agree.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby Gaucho on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:01 pm

skullman80 wrote: It just doesn't make sense to me, maybe that's why it bothers me so much.


You nailed it right there.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:02 pm

One of my good friends finished the race at 2:15 PM, so I was freaking out she was near the finish line when it happened...sounds like she's ok, I think :(
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:04 pm

zerohedge ‏@zerohedge 13s
Latest from NY Post: 12 dead, twice as many injured, citing law-enforcement official
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby llipgh2 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:04 pm

NBCNews has unbelievable footage from their Boston affiliate, who was positioned at the finish line.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby llipgh2 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:05 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:
zerohedge ‏@zerohedge 13s
Latest from NY Post: 12 dead, twice as many injured, citing law-enforcement official


Of course.

Bombers knew when to time it. Elite runners had long finished. These were the folks that run for themselves.

Makes me sick.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:06 pm

Seeing reports that multiple bystanders reported being struck by ball bearings...
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby AlexPKeaton on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:07 pm

The thing about a marathon is that it is chaotic with people, bags, and crap everywhere. This marathon in particular is very international, however bombing at the 4:20 mark is basically bombing the people running for charity since this marathon makes you qualify to run.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby newarenanow on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:08 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:Seeing reports that multiple bystanders reported being struck by ball bearings...


I read on one of the sites where bystanders said the explosion happened in trash cans and pieces of metal were flying by.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby llipgh2 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:09 pm

We just got an email from Corporate security (we have offices in Boston).

I'd forgotten BNY Mellon is one of the race sponsors, and has a ton of volunteers and runners participating. I don't think anyone I know was taking part today...but I'm not positive.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:11 pm

Michael Ditto @janus303

Oh jeez, AP reporter on TV says Newtown families were in the VIP section right by the explosion. No injury reports, she's locked down w/ one
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby skullman80 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:12 pm

Boston Police reporting so far 22 injured, 2 dead.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby WhoDaresWins on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:12 pm

Boston Police Dept. ‏@Boston_Police 4m
Update 23 injuries 2 dead #tweetfromthebeat via @CherylFiandaca

https://twitter.com/Boston_Police
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby newarenanow on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:14 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:
Michael Ditto @janus303

Oh jeez, AP reporter on TV says Newtown families were in the VIP section right by the explosion. No injury reports, she's locked down w/ one


Hopefully they are ok.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby penny lane on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:15 pm

Kevin Paul Dupont ‏@GlobeKPD 3m Word here at Garden, AT THE MOMENT, is that Bruins-Sens will play.


this doesn't make sense, but what does?

too early, but the people responsible took their own life in the bombing? misguided bastards.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:16 pm

Liam Martin ‏@LiamWCVB 7m
Mass General has 19 patients, six critical, including multiple amputations #WCVB #Boston
Retweeted by Adam Schefter
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby Pavel Bure on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:17 pm

I was just driving home and saw the Allegheny bomb squad headed somewhere with full lights and sirens. Craziness, so sad.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby penny lane on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:19 pm

Kevin Paul Dupont ‏@GlobeKPD 2m Came across countless people crying in streets, weeping while trying to talk on cellphones...1-2 mile from bomb site.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby AlexPKeaton on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:19 pm

Pittsburgh Marathon is in like 3 weeks.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby pfim on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:20 pm

penny lane wrote:
Kevin Paul Dupont ‏@GlobeKPD 3m Word here at Garden, AT THE MOMENT, is that Bruins-Sens will play.


this doesn't make sense, but what does?

too early, but the people responsible took their own life in the bombing? misguided bastards.


I think they'll cancel in the end. It just happened.

The marathon, Sox game and Bruins games are all part of Patriot's Day, I doubt anyone wants to see a hockey game.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby shafnutz05 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:21 pm

The Associated Press ‏@AP 1m
BREAKING: Intelligence official: 2 more explosive devices found at Boston Marathon; being dismantled
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby eww7633 on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:21 pm

AlexPKeaton wrote:Pittsburgh Marathon is in like 3 weeks.


Sunday May 5th.
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Re: Explosion at Boston Marathon Finish Line

Postby newarenanow on Mon Apr 15, 2013 4:23 pm

shafnutz05 wrote:
The Associated Press ‏@AP 1m
BREAKING: Intelligence official: 2 more explosive devices found at Boston Marathon; being dismantled


If more of this keeps coming out, it will be amazing that more didn't happen.
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