LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — The entire nation is alarmed following the news of the two bombs that exploded near the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
The bombs went off at 2:50 p.m. eastern time as participants were about to finish the race. Three people are confirmed dead, and over a hundred more injured.
The sports world, even over here in Los Angeles, took part in expressing condolences and prayers, in the face of tragedy, through social media.
Thoughts and prayers go out to Boston. So tragic.—
Pete Carroll (@PeteCarroll) April 15, 2013
My heart goes out to those affected by the bombings in Boston, so terrible..—
Matthew Barkley (@MattBarkley) April 15, 2013
Thoughts & Prayers go out to the people of Boston… Very Sad News.—
(@SHAQ) April 15, 2013
Wow….. Prayers for Boston…—
Hank Conger (@HankConger16) April 15, 2013