The Bombing Of The United States

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On the morning of September 11th, four airplanes were hijacked and were heading towards the most important building in the United States. In those four airplanes, “one struck the Pentagon, one crashed in a field in Pennsylvania, and the two remaining planes were flown into the Twin Towers in New York City”(Sample Essay on 9/11). This plan attack was planned by the Muslims "because they hate our freedoms" (The Motivation for the 9/11 Attack) which had a commander who was Osama Bin Laden. With this terrorists attack we lost a huge part of our country from people to property. “The attacks killed 2,996 people and injured 6,000 others and caused at least $10 billion in property and infrastructure damage and $3 trillion in total…show more content…
People knew right away that this was a terrorist attack and that they had to help evacuate the towers quickly as possible because they knew that eventually it will collapse, but they figure out that they are going to struggle with the people who are above where the airplane hit.They would have to figure out a way because the airplane was blocking the way of the exit. Around 10:05, “The south tower of the World Trade Center collapses, plummeting into the streets below. A massive cloud of dust and debris forms and slowly drifts away from the building.”(CNN). Many people died within this tower everyone was in shock to see how quickly the tower collapse and how many people lost their lives. Firefighters had to move quickly and help people out that were stuck in the North tower before it also collapses. A few minutes later and, “The World Trade Center 's north tower collapses from the top down as if it were being peeled apart, releasing a tremendous cloud of debris and smoke.”(CNN). This terrorist attack, “killed 2,996 people and injured more than 6,000 others. These immediate deaths included 265 on the four planes, 2,606 in the World Trade Center and in the surrounding area, and 125 at the Pentagon”(Google). From this attack many people who didn 't do anything had to phase a tragic time and had to lose their lives.
An effect that occurred after the 9/11 terrorists
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