According to the Associated Press, "Police said three people were killed. Hospitals reported at least 134 injured, at least 15 of them critically. The victims' injuries included broken bones, shrapnel wounds and ruptured eardrums."
The New York Post has reported that an Saudi national is being held at a Boston hospital.
Because of the explosions, blood donors are being urged to give blood.
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- Pray for the the families and friends of the deceased as they mourn.
- Pray for the injured that their bodies would heal and that the victims with amputations will be able to adjust to life with missing limbs.
- Pray for investigators to identify the person or group responsible for the bombing.
- Pray for justice to be served.
- Pray for God's mercy and grace to be evident in the lives of people affected by the bombing.