Celebs flood Twitter with prayers for dead and injured in Boston Marathon explosions

Updated: Apr 16, 2013, 13:15 PM IST

Sydney: Celebrities have flooded Twitter expressing shock and concern over the Boston Marathon explosions.

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, 2013

Just seen the news, my thoughts are with the people of Boston x vb

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/11bbwaT

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 and prayers go out to Dave M, his staff, all runners, and volunteers

Lance Armstrong (@lancearmstrong) April 15, 2013

My heart goes out to all the victims of the explosion at the finish line. #bostonmarathon

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/Oyb5Bfw

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