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Boston Marathon Blasts Kill Three, Injure Over 140

At least three people have died and more than 140 are said to be injured -- some of them critically -- after twin bomb blasts 13 seconds apart near the finish line of the Boston Marathon. No suspects are in custody, and there has not yet been any claim of responsibility. In a brief statement to reporters at the White House, President Barack Obama pledged to find the perpetrators and bring the "full weight of justice” against them. Some 23,000 runners from dozens of countries took part in the 42-kilometer race, which is considered to be the world’s oldest annual marathon. (11 PHOTOS)

Police and runners react after two explosions at the Boston Marathon.
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Police and runners react after two explosions at the Boston Marathon.

An explosion erupts as runners near the finish line.
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An explosion erupts as runners near the finish line.

A woman is comforted by a man near a triage tent after explosions went off at the 117th Boston Marathon.
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A woman is comforted by a man near a triage tent after explosions went off at the 117th Boston Marathon.

An injured victim is carried from the scene.
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An injured victim is carried from the scene.

Bystanders tend to a man injured in the explosions.
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Bystanders tend to a man injured in the explosions.

Firefighters take up a position on Boyltson Street, near the finish line, after the two bombs exploded.
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Firefighters take up a position on Boyltson Street, near the finish line, after the two bombs exploded.

An injured man is lifted into an ambulance.
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An injured man is lifted into an ambulance.

U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement on the Boston Marathon blasts.
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U.S. President Barack Obama pauses as he makes a statement on the Boston Marathon blasts.

Public safety officials evacuate the scene after the explosions.
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Public safety officials evacuate the scene after the explosions.

Debris is seen along Boylston Street in the aftermath of the blasts.
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Debris is seen along Boylston Street in the aftermath of the blasts.

Unclaimed finish-line bags are left near the scene of the twin bombings. 
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Unclaimed finish-line bags are left near the scene of the twin bombings. 

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