In the aftermath of two bomb blasts near the finish line of Monday’s Boston Marathon, Boston police confirm three dead and scores injured. Local hospitals reported 144 patients were treated for wounds, including at least 17 in critical condition and 25 others in serious condition. At least eight of the wounded are children.
Here’s how newspapers from across the country described the bombings in Boston:
WARNING: Some of the newspaper covers are graphic. Viewer discretion is advised.
The Boston Globe: Their headline, ‘Marathon terror,’ has been used by several other newspapers across the country. Their coverage was mentioned throughout the day on Monday as they covered this breaking news event.
The Baltimore Sun described the events in Boston as ‘horrific,’ and used a photo taken by Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki that shows first responders standing over a runner that collapsed at the moment the first bomb exploded.
The Los Angeles Times described Monday’s events as ‘Terror in Boston’ and used a graphic photo that shows the scene moments after the explosion.
The San Francisco Chronicle used the headline ‘Runners’ dreams dashed by bombs’ on their front cover and used a photo that shows medical works helping an injured victim near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
The Guardian used the headline ‘Terror in Boston as twin blasts hit city marathon.’ The paper also used a photo taken by Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki that shows first responders standing over a runner that collapsed at the moment the first bomb exploded.
The Washington Post called the incident an ‘act of terror’ and also used and also used Boston Globe photographer John Tlumacki’s photo that shows first responders standing over a runner that collapsed at the moment the first bomb exploded.The Daily News used the headline ‘Marathon Massacre’ and used one of the most graphic photos of the scene shortly after the bomb went off.
The Standard-Times, a newspaper in New England, used the headline ‘Terror at the Finish Line.’
The Cape Cod Times called Monday a ‘Horrific Day in Boston.’