Newspapers dedicate headlines to Boston explosion

Headlines around the world reflect the collective shock from Monday's bombings

Published April 16, 2013 2:42PM (EDT)

    (The Washington Journal's Twitter)
(The Washington Journal's Twitter)

In wake of the tragedy that continues to unfold in Boston, media outlets and newspapers have turned their attention to the two explosions at the Boston Marathon finish line.

Aside from the gruesome photographs, the most stiking detail about headlines is the casualty count -- some papers record 100 injured; others, up to 140. As details emerge and officials continue to investigate, this number is likely to increase in coming days.

Update: The injury count as of 11 ET this morning is three dead and 176 injured.

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By Prachi Gupta

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