VIDEO: Boston Marathon marred with two explosions; at least 3 reported dead

Posted at 4:03 PM, Apr 15, 2013
and last updated 2013-04-15 16:05:04-04

BOSTON (PIX11) — Two explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon have left several injured and at least three dead, published reports say.

The pair of explosions happened just before 3 p.m. Monday near the finish line inside the Fairmount Copley Plaza Hotel.

Video of the blasts show that they occurred within 15 seconds apart. Emergency crews were seen tending to victims amid the chaos.

Gruesome images of the scene first surfaced on Twitter where blood stained the pavement and sidewalks of the finish line.