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Posted: Monday, April 15, 2013 12:50 pm | Updated: 12:41 pm, Fri Sep 6, 2013.

Local running coach Susan Loken said there were several Ahwatukee Foothills residents competing in the Boston Marathon on Monday.

Of the competitors she knows of all are safe.

It doesn't necessarily account for all of the possible entrants who might have ties to Ahwatukee.

Multiple casualties are reported after at least two explosions rocked the area near the finish line of the Boston Marathon, according to the Boston Herald.

Witnesses reportedly heard booms that sounded like two claps of thunder near the finish line inside the Fairmount Copley Plaza Hotel.

The explosions occurred just before 3 p.m. Video of the scene showed a number of emergency crews in the area tending to victims and blood on the ground near the finish line.

If anyone knows of an area runner who was near the explosions please contact the AFN at (480) 272-2449.

Contact writer: (480) 898-7915 or jskoda@ahwatukee.com. Follow him on Twitter @JSkodAFN.

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