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Published April 16, 2013, 03:58 PM

Marathon victims had nails, pellets in wounds

(AP) - A dark-haired little girl arrived with singed eyebrows, nails sticking out of her and a badly damaged leg. A little boy also was full of metal fragments, one of his legs bound by a tourniquet that saved his life. A day later, the injuries from the Boston Marathon explosions are now more of a threat to limbs than to lives, doctors and hospitals report.

By: MARILYNN MARCHIONE,AP Chief Medical Writer, Associated Press

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