Street Debris Pulled From Victims of Boston Marathon Blasts, Doctors Say

In the hours since twin explosions rocked the Boston Marathon, doctors at two Massachusetts hospitals said some of their most critical patients had sustained lower extremity injuries from debris. Dr. Ron Walls, chair of emergency medicine at Brigham and Women's Hospital, said doctors did not identify any shrapnel, such as ball bearings, but saw a lot of "street stuff" that had injured their patients. "Rocks, bits of metal, soda cans, anything that is really close to a blast like that can be...Full Story
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