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Report: 144 injured in Boston Marathon blasts

The total of people injured by blasts at the Boston Marathon has risen to 144 people, officials at Boston area hospitals said to CNN.

At least three people were killed by two blasts at the finish line of the Boston Marathon, police confirmed.

Doctors said that many of the injured who were admitted to hospital had severe leg injuries caused by shrapnel, and confirmed at least 10 amputations.

Read: Three dead in Boston race blasts.

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