Boston Marathon finish line area evacuated

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April 15, 2014|RedEye staff | RedEye

Two unattended backpacks were left today at the finish line of the Boston Marathon where the city was commemorating last year's bombings, according to a report from CBS in Boston.

"WBZ-TV photographers on scene say they saw a person with the backpack screaming 'Boston Strong' before police cleared everyone from the area," the report says.

ABC News producer David Meyers tweeted tihs image from the scene:

The 2014 Boston Marathon will take place on Monday, April 21. Stay updated on the story by reading CBS' story here.

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