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Photos: Chaos and devastation after Boston Marathon blasts

Associated Press photographer captured emergency services workers scrambling to aid the dozens harmed in the blasts.

THE TWIN EXPLOSIONS which rocked the finish line of the Boston Marathon caused devastation and chaos as emergency services rushed to aid those caught up in the blast.

While a number of amateur photographs and videos quickly emerged from the scene Associated Press was also on hand to capture these shots…

(Warning: Some readers may find these photos distressing)

Photos: Chaos and devastation after Boston Marathon blasts
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Updated: So far no reports of Irish caught up in marathon blasts

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