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  • Numerous people are dead and dozens are injured after two explosions rocked the finish line

  • at the Boston Marathon. Authorities have a identified a suspect, who is currently being

  • guarded in a Boston hospital with shrapnel wounds. As you can see from these images,

  • the blasts occurred nearly simultaneously. Numerous reports of gruesome injuries began

  • popping up instantly on Twitter. The motive for the attacks is unclear at this point,

  • but it is important to note for context that it is Patriot's Day in Boston--a civic holiday

  • marking the anniversary of the first battles of the American Revolutionary War. Today is

  • also April 15, tax day in America. The race was dedicated to the victims of December's

  • Sandy Hook Elementary School massacre in Newtown, Connecticut. We'll have more for you on this

  • developing story as more becomes known. The Atlantic wire is linked below, they seem to

  • be the best source on this breaking story using a range of different media updated constantly.

Numerous people are dead and dozens are injured after two explosions rocked the finish line

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