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One Direction reveal sadness at Boston Marathon blasts

One Direction were among the stars expressing their dismay at the Boston Marathon bombings on Monday (April 15).

Three people died and at least 140 were left injured after two explosions hit the Boston running event, with the FBI now calling the incident a "potential terrorist inquiry".

The news shocked people around the world as pictures and videos of the scene spread across the internet and the media.

British stars One Direction expressed their dismay at the tragic event, with Harry Styles tweeting:

"Just heard the news. So terribly sad. thoughts with everyone in Boston.x."

Bandmate Louis Tomlinson meanwhile said: "My thoughts go out to anyone affected in Boston! Terrible news."

As previously reported, New Kids on the Block's Joey McIntyre revealed that he passed the finishing line only five minutes before the bombs were detonated.





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