The Terrorist Attack On The World Trade Center

1559 WordsMar 23, 20177 Pages
The two terrorist attacks that I will examine are the terrorist attack on the World Trade Center that took place on February 26, 1993 and The Boston Marathon Bombing took place on April 15. 2013. I will also be providing an overview of the terrorist attack at the World Trade Center and the Boston Marathon Bombing. I will explain the lessons learned from each attack in my own opinion. I will also describe what protective measures were taken during the attacks to prevent further casualties and injuries. The attack on The World Trade Center took place at approximately noon on February 26, 1993. Ramzi Yousef and Eyad Ismoil drove a van that they rented in to the parking garage of The World Trade Center in Manhattan, New York. Inside the van…show more content…
station and the power. The explosion created large amount debris that pinned people between rubble. The blast was strong enough to destroy the use of the World Trade Center back up power supply. The ventilation system in the building was filled with smoke and filled each floor with smoke. During the investigation law enforcement found pieces of the vehicle that was used to blow up The World Trade Center and was able to track it back to the rental company that the men rented it from. One of the men involved Mohammed Salameh returned to the vehicle rental location and asked for his refund and then was arrested. The investigators were able to locate the suspect’s apartments, storage unit and the other suspects involved in the explosion. The men involved in the explosion were arrested, brought back to the United States and sent to prison. The Boston Marathon Bombing took place on April 15. 2013 close to the finish line of a marathon that was taking place. The individual responsible for the terrorist attack were two brothers by the names of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev and Tamerlan Tsarnaev. The two brothers created bombs from nails and other items in a pressure cooker which they learned to make from an online website. The Tsarnaev brothers placed the pressure cooker in backpacks. The two back packs with the pressure cookers were placed in the crowed near the finish line and went off around the same time as the runners were passing the finish
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