Reports: Mass General hospital now on lockdown after Boston Marathon bombings
Several local hospitals have faced evacuations and lockdowns in the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings. Following law enforcement activity at Tufts Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital, reports are now streaming across Twitter that Mass General is in lockdown due to discovery of a “suspicious package.”
So I’m in a hotel directly next to mass general hospital that is on lockdown due to a bomb threat! 💣😵
— JKMerris (@JaredMerris) April 15, 2013
Nearly a dozen victims are at the facility.
Boston-area hospitals reporting 86 people injured from marathon explosion; Mass General hospital says 6 patients critical, 5 seriously hurt.
— CNBC (@CNBC) April 15, 2013
Authorities are now on scene to check out the reported package:
— Micah Grimes (@MicahGrimes) April 15, 2013
Brave and dedicated personnel are carrying on their work. Blood drive tomorrow:
Mass General Hospital is holding a blood drive starting at 7 am tomorrow.
— Kevin Leary (@BillythaPenguin) April 15, 2013