UPDATE: The Associated Press reports that cell phone service is still operating in Boston.
Phone companies say cell service still operating in Boston after explosions: apne.ws/ZwFgMx -CC— The Associated Press (@AP) April 15, 2013
The Boston Marathon explosion that killed at least two people is still being investigated at the moment. To prevent any possible remote detonations in the near future, the city has reportedly shut down cell phone service for now:
It's unknown whether this affects the entire city, part of the city or just the immediate area surrounding the marathon.
If you're in the Boston area and trying to get in touch with family/friends, you can call 617-635-4500 from a landline phone. For tips relating to a possible suspect, call the hotline at 800-494-TIPS.
As always, we'll keep you updated on the situation as more information becomes available.