At least two people are dead and dozens injured as two explosions ripped through the Boston Marathon on Monday afternoon.
A third explosion was controlled by authorities, while two other explosive devices were being dismantled, news.com.au reports.
Lindsey Lohan was one of the first to tweet.
Sending prayers to everyone who was/is at the #bostonmarathon
— Lindsay Lohan (@lindsaylohan) April 15, 2013
According to the report, other Boston-based stars, including Maria Menounos, Dane Cook, Donnie Walhberg, Chris Evans and Tom Bergeron also offered their support
My prayers with everyone in Boston right now after this atrocious act of violence!
— Dane Cook (@DaneCook) April 15, 201
Just seen the news, my thoughts are with the people of Boston x v
— Victoria Beckham (@victoriabeckham) April 15, 2013
My thoughts and prayers are with everyone in the city of Boston and all of those affected by this terrible incident
— Justin Timberlake(@jtimberlake) April 15, 2013
Please keep the victims and their families in your thoughts and prayers: bit.ly/11bbwa
— Mike Bloomberg (@MikeBloomberg) April 15, 2013
Cyclist Lance Armstrong voiced his concern
Just off the bike and getting the news from the Boston marathon. Thoughts & prayers go out to Dave M, his staff, all runners, and volunteer
— Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) April 15, 2013
My heart goes out to all the victims of the explosion at the finish line. #bostonmaratho
— Ricky Martin (@ricky_martin) April 15, 2013
God be with the injured people! RT "@cnn: There has been at least one explosion near the Boston Marathon finish line… say.ly/Oyb5Bf
— Eva Longoria (@EvaLongoria) April 15, 2013
My heart is breaking for everyone effected or injured in the explosion at the Boston Marathon. God bless you all! My prayers are with you
— Kim Kardashian (@KimKardashian) April 15, 2013