The Foreign Office is in touch with US authorities following the explosions at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
The UK Ambassador to the United States, Peter Westmacott said:
Awful news of explosions in Boston. Thoughts are with those injured or killed, and their families. Our team in touch with the Massachusetts authorities.
The Boston city mayor’s office has set up an emergency hotline for friends and relatives on +1 617 635 4500.
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