Seven Boston area hospitals were treating at least 143 patients injured in the explosions that occurred earlier Monday at the finish line of the Boston Marathon.
At least three people had died as of Monday night, police said.
The victims' injuries included broken bones, shrapnel wounds and ruptured eardrums.
At Massachusetts General Hospital, said Alisdair Conn, chief of emergency services, said: "This is something I've never seen in my 25 years here ... this amount of carnage in the civilian population. This is what we expect from war."
- Massachusetts General Hospital received 29 patients from the blasts in its emergency room, including eight who were critically injured and five in serious condition, according to a hospital spokesman.
- Tufts Medical Center was treating 17 patients, a spokesman said.
- Brigham and Women's Hospital has 28 patients, including two who are critically injured and between eight and 10 who were in serious condition, according to a spokesman.
- Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center was treating 21 patients, a spokeswoman said in an e-mail.
- Boston Medical Center had 23 patients, including two children. Most of the patients had lower leg injuries, a spokeswoman for the hospital said in an e-mail.
- St. Elizabeth's Medical Center in Brighton, Mass., was treating about 15 patients, according to a spokesman for Steward Health Care System, which operates St. Elizabeth's.
- A spokesman for Boston Children's Hospital said in an e-mail the hospital was treating 10 patients whose conditions ranged from good to serious.