Things to know in wake of explosions at marathon
BOSTON (WHDH) -- Two bombs exploded in the packed streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing two people and injuring more than 50 others in a terrifying scene of shattered glass, billowing smoke, bloodstained pavement and severed limbs, authorities said.
Here are some things to know:
--Boston police say no suspect has been taken into custody in connection with the explosions near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
--Boston Police want witnesses to contact them with any details - 1-800-494-TIPS
--Mayor’s hotline to find family members 617-635-4500
--Cellphone companies say service is operating in the Boston area, but with heavy traffic following of the explosions at the Boston Marathon.
--Register with the Red Cross to get in touch with family and friends who may be worried about you
--Governor Deval Patrick is telling people to stay out of large crowds, and to go home or to your hotel