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What terrorist attack happened on US soil September 11 2001?

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On September 11, 2001, two airplanes were flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the pentagon, killing nearly 3000 people.

The attacks were a series of coordinated suicide attacks by a terrorist group named al-Qaeda. In the morning, 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four passenger airplanes. They then intentionally crashed two of the planes into the Twin Towers, in New York City, killing everyone on board, plus many others working in the buildings. The buildings collapsed within hours, damaging and destroying nearby buildings. A third airplane was crashed into the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, just outside Washington, D.C. The fourth and final plane crashed into a field while some of its passengers attempted to retake control. It had been directed toward Washington, D.C. by the hijackers. There were no survivors from any of the flights.

The United States responded to the attacks by launching the War on Terror, invading Afghanistan to remove the Taliban and the al-Qaeda terrorists. Many other countries strengthened their anti-terrorism legislation and increased law enforcement powers. Some stock exchanges stayed closed following the attack, and posted enormous losses, especially in the airline and insurance industries. The destruction of billions of dollars' worth of offices caused severe damage to the economy of New York.

The damage to the Pentagon was cleared and repaired within a year, and the Pentagon Memorial was built adjacent to the building. 4 more towers were built on the previously Twin Towers' plot.

The Documentary

The makers of the documentary claim that the report of the official U.S. commission into the tragedy of September 11, 2001 is false. One of the films authors, Giulietto Chiesa, who's also an Italian member of the European Parliament, says some of the facts concerning the tragedy remain very suspicious and that a lot of questions are still unanswered. "The people who organised 9/11 are people who knew the geopolitical and energy situation in the world very well. They knew exactly how the attack will change the future of the world," Chiesa said.

The film claims the reason for the collapse of the two towers of the World Trade Center in New York was not the planes crashing into them but a controlled detonation of explosives planted inside the buildings. Referring to witness corroborations, they pose the question of how two of the worlds largest buildings collapsed on their own footprint, and without significantly affecting nearby buildings.

Chiesa says he was shocked by the absence of U.S. air defense on the day of the attack, which allowed the hijacked planes reach the World Trade Centre. He also finds it strange that, only three days after September 11, U.S. officials were able to name all 19 terrorist involved. The film presents evidence that CIA specialists not only new about the planned terrorist attack but assisted them in gaining U.S. visas. The documentary also raises questions about whether the aircraft involved in the Pentagon attack was a Boeing-757.

Adding to these questions is the absence of any footage from the many cameras installed around the U.S. Defense HQ, any wreckage from the aircraft, or passenger bodies. The documentary also raises doubts, not only about Osama Bin Laden's involvement in the attack, but also the existence of the Al-Quaeda terrorist organisation. However, they also claimed responsibility for the 7/7 bombings, and today it is believed that they do exist - Osama Bin Laden was tracked down and killed by the American Army.
Two hijacked planes crashed into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City first hit at 8:46 AM and the second at 9:03 AM. Then at 9:59 AM, the south tower of the World Trade Center collapsed. Then at 10:28 AM, the north tower of The World Trade Center collapsed. One hijacked plane crashed into the Pentagon in Washington DC at 09:37 AM .Then at 10:03 AM, the part where the plane hit collapsed. And one hijacked plane was heading for the White House but passengers tried to get the plane back but the plane crashed into a field in Shanksville, Pennsylvania

. 9/11 was a day that caused a complete terrorist attack on America. The death total on 9/11 was 2,996. The injured total on 9/11 was over 6,000.
It was an intentional terrorist attack.
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Manhattan,New York

Tuesday,September 11,2001 8:46 am local time

American Airlines flight 11 had hit the World trade center 1 at exactly 8:46 am local time.Although people thought it was just a accidental crash,It was actually hijacked by 5 al-Qaeda Terrorist backed by Osama bin Laden.The crash was only filmed by the Naudet brothers.

Tuesday,September 11,2001 9:03 am local time

It was then when The Untied States soon realized that They were being attacked by Terrorist.The President George w. Bush was in Florida reading to elementary kids when he heard the news.The Logan International Airport control tower was the first to know due to Mohamed Atta (leader of the hijackers on flight 11) announcement which he accidentally press the wrong button to the flight tower.And Betty Ong's phone call from the flight.

The 2nd airplane,United Airlines flight 175 hit the world trade center 2 at 9:03 am local time.The second crash was filmed by almost everyone with a video camera or a phone at NYC.

Tuesday,September 11,2001 15 mins later...

People on the ground could see The trapped office workers from the WTC 1 jumping down committing suicide followed by trapped Workers on WTC 2.The estimation was about over 200 jumpers.One firefighter was killed by a jumper's body falling on him at about more than 100 mph.One was almost killed by a body landing 15 feet away from him.Untrapped workers had to evacuate through another building due to the risk of being killed by the falling bodies.

West Virgina, Washington D.C

The Pentagon was hit by American Airlines Flight 77, Minutes Later the damaged outer face of E ring fell and collapse.

ShanksVille, Pennsylvania

Passengers of United Airlines Flight 93 tries to take back control of the plane, Hijacker Pilot Ziad Jarrah point the nose of the plane upwards, then downwards, tilting the plane to throw off the passengers. He then screamed Allah Akbar and crashed the plane into a rural field in ShanksVille, Pennsylvania.
On September 11th 2001, The World Trade Center was attacked by terrorists who had hijacked two jets and flown them in to the towers. North and South tower collapsed followed by wtc 7 at about 4:30 that evening.

At the same time another jet hit the pentagon building but they managed to save it from collapsing.

Another jet also hijacked crashed in a Field when the staff and passengers tried to regain control.

In all 2,792 people died (not including peoples remains) altogether about 4,000 died

By HEM