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The September 11 or 9/11 attacks

The September 11 or 9/11 attacks
  • The September 11 attacks (which are often called September 11 or 9/11) were a series of suicide attacks coordinated by al-Qaeda on the United States on 11 September 2001. On that day, 19 al-Qaeda terrorists kidnapped four commercial passenger jet aircraft. The abductors deliberately bumped two of them into the World Trade Center, Twin Towers of New York City, Many people aboard and many other people working inside the buildings were also killed.
  • Both buildings collapsed within two hours, nearby buildings were destroyed and others damaged. The hijackers hit the third plane just outside the Washington D.C., in the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia.
  • After an attempt by the pilots and flight crew of the fourth aircraft that were redirected to Washington D.C. by the hijackers, the aircraft hit a field near Shanks Ville, in rural Pennsylvania after attempts to take control of the aircraft. No survivors left any flight.

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