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WATCH: Video of the Boston Marathon explosions
Police report several injuries after two explosions rock the finish line of the world-famous race
 
An image from a video provided by ABZ TV shows fire and smoke exploding from a building near the Boston Marathon finish line.
An image from a video provided by ABZ TV shows fire and smoke exploding from a building near the Boston Marathon finish line. AP Photo/WBZTV

Two explosions went off near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, injuring several people and causing competitors and bystanders to run away screaming, according to the AP. Several people and news organizations have published dramatic (and often disturbing) footage of the explosions:

 
Keith Wagstaff is a staff writer at TheWeek.com covering politics and current events. He has previously written for such publications as TIME, Details, VICE, and the Village Voice.

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