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Video captures moment Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions

Videos show the explosion and its immediate aftermath. Warning: Viewers may find some footage distressing.

VIDEOS HAVE EMERGED of the moments when the Boston Marathon was rocked by two explosions within seconds of each other as runners approached the finish line.

The Boston Globe has published this video which captures the moment of the explosions:

(WARNING: Viewer discretion is advised, some viewers may find this footage upsetting)

YouTube: thebostonglobe

Associated Press has released this video…

(WARNING: Viewer discretion is advised, some viewers may find this footage upsetting)

YouTube: AssociatedPress

The Boston Globe has released this video of the immediate aftermath of the explosion…

(WARNING: Viewer discretion is advised, some viewers may find this footage upsetting)

YouTube: thebostonglobe

Marathoner Neil Gottlieb witnessed the blast and described the scene:

YouTube: thebostonglobe

Read: Police confirm ‘explosion’ at JFK Library in Boston

More: ‘Too early to tell’ if Irish caught up in Boston Marathon blasts

Pics: Devastation at the finish line of the Boston marathon

Read more coverage of the Boston Marathon explosions>

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