Police Scanner Audio 2013 Boston Marathon bombings

Listen to police scanner traffic after the Boston Marathon bombings. Emergency dispatch audio from Boston Marathon attack can be heard on the recording.

The 2013 Boston Marathon bombings occurred on April 15, 2013, when two bombs were detonated during the Boston Marathon at approximately 2:50 p.m. EDT (18:50 UTC) on Boylston Street near Copley Square, just before the finish line, in Boston, Massachusetts, U.S. Two bombs went off within 550 feet of each other.

Local hospitals reported that they were treating numerous injuries, some of them grievous. Eight hospitals report that they have treated or are treating at least 124 people. Of those, at least 15 are in critical condition. Some witnesses have described victims with injuries from shrapnel such as ball bearings. Over 100 were being treated at various facilities.