Seventeen years later the 9/11 attacks

 

Do you know what happened the 9/11 ?

First, in 2001, the 11th of september, New-York was the target of terrorist attacks in the morning.

An American Airlines plane crashed into the north tower of the twin towers named the World Trade Center. Eighteen minutes later, a second airplane arrived and collided with the south tower.

Moreover, during these attacks, around 3000 people died in the World Trade Center and many inhabitants

were shocked.                                                                                                                         Twin Towers in fire

attacks were orchestrated by Osama bin Laden who is an islamic terrorist.                                                          Résultat de recherche d'images pour "photo 9/11 attacks"                                                                                                                                                                                             


At the same time, an other plane slammed into the west side of the Pentagon military in Washington.

125 militaries and civillians were killed in the Pentagon during this attack.

 

           Résultat de recherche d'images pour "photo 9/11 attacks pentagon"              Pentagon attack

 

Some numbers about 9/11 attacks:

There were 343 firefighters and paramedics, 23 New York City police officers and 37 Port Authority police officers who saved many office workers, which is a lot !

 

 Today, there is the One World Trade Center next to the place of  the twin towers and there are also memorials like the National September 11 Memorial & Museum (don't forget to clic in), which opened in 2014.

After the 9/11 attacks, two huge fountains were built at the same place than the twin towers in order to pay homage to the victims.

Finally, this year it's the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks.

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