Boston Marathon Bombing: The World Reacts


Worldwide leaders are reacting to Monday's horrific Boston Marathon twin bombing, which left three dead and 150 injured. According to CBS News, international leaders such as Russian President Vladimir Putin and London Mayor Boris Johnson — among others — have put politics aside and expressed their condolences to Bostonians in particular and the American people in general following the senseless attack.

It goes to show that, though some Americans have been quick to politicize the tragedy, and others have tried to divert attention from the Twitter hashtag #PrayForBoston by fairly but untimely bringing up the fact that there are also victims of blasts in Syria, Iraq, etc., there is also no shortage of love and support during our darkest hours as a nation. Here are some of the reactions: