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Finding UK and Irish survivors

There are sites to help find the 374 British and 108 Irish runners that were expected to have taken part in the Boston Marathon. There is also a phone number for concerned relatives to call from the UK: 00 1 617 635 4500.

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UK Foreign Office hotline numbers remain open 24/7

The head of crisis management department at the Foreign and Commonwealth Office has said a hotline number will remain open 24/7 to callers in the UK who are seeking information on loved ones in relation to the Boston bombings.

The main FCO number is 020 7008 1500.

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