Cheers turned to screams and panic when two bombs ripped through the crowd at the finish line of Boston Marathon on Monday. Celebrations turned into grief and the festivity that involved hundreds of people including kids and elders turned into a mayhem scene.
The horrific event to took three lives and left several injured is reported as the worst bombing on U.S. soil after the attacks of September 11, 2001.
Following are some photos from the scene of explosions during Boston marathon that reflect the panic, fright, shock, grieve and generosity of the people of Boston who offered their unreal help to the victims.
Runners continue to run towards the finish line of the Boston Marathon as an explosion erupts near the finish line of the race.
Graphic photo: Victims lay on sidewalk after Boston Marathon blast (John Tlumacki/Boston Globe/Getty) twitter.com/passantino/sta…— Jon Passantino (@passantino) April 15, 2013
Bystanders tend to an injured man following explosions at the Boston.
A runner in a wheelchair is taken from a triage tent after explosions.
A woman is comforted by a man near a triage tent set up for the Boston Marathon after explosions.
A child is comforted after explosions went off.
Boston Marathon blasts: Cellphone service shut down in the city to prevent remote detonations twitter.com/ndtv/status/32…— NDTV (@ndtv) April 15, 2013
An injured woman is attended to at the scene of explosion.
Bloody clothing and medical pads are found on Commonwealth.
Injured people are attended to at the scene of explosion.
Bystanders tend to an injured man following explosions.
A victim is carried away from the scene of explosion.
Still image taken from video courtesy of NBC shows the scene of an explosion at the Boston Marathon.
Two women sit with their dog near the scene after two explosions interrupted the running of the Boston Marathon.
People comfort each other after explosions.
Volunteers organize participants for belongings for collection after two explosions interrupted the running of the Boston Maratho.
A couple walks down Boylston Street away from the finish line.
President Barack Obama has vowed to hunt down whoever is responsible for the attacks.
People from all over the world have reacted and condemned the horrifying explosions. Let’s hope that the culprits behind the event that scarred the lives of many are hunted soon and treated with the worst of the punishments ever!
We offer our heartfelt condolences to the victims of Boston bombings.