After Boston Marathon explosions, pictures and prayers spread on Twitter

More than 100 people are injured and three are dead after two bombs exploded near the finish line to the Boston Marathon.

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The Boston Police Department’s official Twiiter account is keeping the public informed of press conferences, casualty counts and more.

People who ran the race have taken to social media to share that they’re all right. Twitter has also became a place for people to post their prayers and well wishes, as well as dramatic pictures from the scene.

#Fotos: bit.ly/12g3XSA Momento exacto de una de las explosiones en el Martón de Boston. twitpic.com/cjmj4x

— Terra México (@TerraMexico) April 15, 2013

Several phrase related to the Boston Marathon also emerged as trending topics on Twitter. By 4 p.m. ET, #prayforBoston, two explosions, #explosion, and #thoughtsandprayers were trending on Twitter.

Our thoughts and prayers are with everyone at the #BostonMarathon right now. #PrayForBoston

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