Boston Bombing -- Chilling Videos of the Bombings; Injury Estimate Raised to 140
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Updated 9:00 PM PST: The Boston Globe writer Neil Swidey says "Newton Police captain tells me it's not true that one of the unexploded devices was found in Newton. # of bags checked out, nothing found." 140 treated for injuries, according to Globe source.
Updated 4:48 PM PST: According to the New York Times: The authorities also found a device at St. James and Trinity Streets that did not explode, the person said, and two other devices were found, including one in the suburb of Newton, outside of Boston.
Updated 4:44 PM PST: Chilling montage of videos of the bombings released by the Boston Globe.
Update 3:57 PM PST: According to the New York Post: "Homeland Security committee member Rep. Bill Keating (D-MA) called today's explosions a "sophisticated, coordinated event."
Update 3:53 PM PST: CBS News Reports: "CBS News senior correspondent John Miller said there is 'an individual in custody,' a Saudi national who was near the scene of the blast. Miller said a civilian claims the person was acting suspiciously and chased him down and tackled him after the explosions. The man is said to be cooperating with investigators and denies any involvement."
Update 3:35 PM PST: "The Boston Marathon honored the victims of the Newtown, Conn., shooting with a special mile marker in Monday's race," the AP reminds us.
Update: 3:26 PM PST: According to the AP, "A senior U.S. intelligence official says two more explosive devices have been found near the scene of the Boston marathon where two bombs detonated earlier."
Update 3:22 PM PST: According to ABC News, "ATF agents have descended on Brigham and Women’s hospital where they’re questioning one potential person of interest."
Update 3:19 PM PST: Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D- Calif., chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, tells ABC News: “It is a terrorist incident… It could be foreign, it could be home grown.” She said the attack had the “hallmarks” of a terror attack.
Update 3:12 PM PST: NBC News reports that police are "guarding" a wounded man as a "possible suspect." And that young person who was here on a student visa is a person of interest.
Update 3:00 PM PST: Watch Obama speaking live to the nation.
Update 2:56 PM PST: TalkingPointsMemo reports that Boston police spokesman says that no suspects are in custody. The statement seems to be at odds with the New York Post's report that investigators have a 'Saudi National' suspect under guard.
Meanwhile, Fox News reported that a suspect suffered severe burns. The man was caught less than two hours after the 2:50 p.m. bombing on the finish line of the race, in the heart of Boston.
Update 2:49 PM PST: Third explosion confirmed at JFK library the Boston Herald reports.
Update 2:46 PM PST: According to CBS News correspondent Bob Orr, two bombs were inside trash cans near the viewing area close to the finish line.
Update 2:38 PM PST: The Boston Globe is reporting that 100 are being treated at Boston hospitals.
Update: 2:23 PM PST: The Boston Globe is reporting over 100 injured.