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People Jumping from the Twin Towers ► Attacks of September 11, 2001

The terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001, also called attacks of September 11, 2001, were a series of coordinated suicide attacks by Al-Qaeda on the United States on September 11, 2001. On that morning, 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four commercial aircraft passenger jet. The hijackers intentionally crashed two of the airliners into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, killing everyone on board and many of those who worked in the buildings. Both buildings collapsed within two hours, destroying nearby buildings and causing other damage. The third airliner crashed into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington, DC The fourth plane crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania, after some of its passengers and crew attempted to retake control of the plane, that the hijackers had redirected to Washington, DC There were no survivors in any of the flights. The death toll in the attacks was of 2,996 people, including the 19 hijackers. The overwhelming majority of casualties were civilians, including nationals of over 70 países.Além addition, at least one secondary death - one person was ruled by a count of the coroner, it would have died from lung disease due to exposure to dust from the collapse the World Trade Center. The United States responded to the attacks by launching the War on Terror: the country invaded Afghanistan to overthrow the Taliban, who harbored the terrorists of Al-Qaeda (see: Afghan War). The United States also passed the USA PATRIOT Act Many other countries also strengthened their anti-terrorism legislation and expanded the powers of law enforcement. Some American stock exchanges stayed closed for the rest of the week following the attack and posted enormous losses to reopen, especially in the airline and insurance industries. The disappearance of billions of dollars in destroyed offices caused serious damage to the economy of Lower Manhattan, New York. The damage to the Pentagon was repaired within a year, and the Pentagon Memorial was built adjacent to the building. The rebuilding process has started on the site of the World Trade Center. In 2006, a new office tower was completed on site, 7 World Trade Center. Tower 1 World Trade Center is under construction on site, with 541 meters height after its completion in 2013, will become one of the tallest buildings in North America. Three more towers were originally planned to be built between 2007 and 2012 on the site of the former Twin Towers. The Flight 93 National Memorial was begun 8 November 2009 and the first phase of construction was completed on the 10th anniversary of the attacks of September 11, 2011. The American Airlines Flight 11 hit the North Tower of the World Trade Center, followed by United Airlines Flight 175 which hit the South Tower at 9:03 a.m.. Another group of hijackers of American Airlines Flight 77 hit the Pentagon at 9:37. A fourth flight, United Airlines Flight 93 crashed in a rural area near Shanksville, Pennsylvania at 10:03 am after the passengers had tried to regain control of the plane from hijackers. It is believed that the ultimate goal of the hijackers would be the Capitol (seat of the U.S. Congress) or the White House. ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ ๑۩۩๑ ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬▬

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