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This Collection Of Secret 9/11 Pentagon Photos Will Send Shiver Down Your Spine

By Jatin Sharma, 28 April 2017

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The September 2001 attacks on The World Trade Center and Pentagon remain one of the most vicious foreign terror attacks on US ever. It was the second foreign based attacks after the Pearl Harbour attack by Japan. Close to 3,000 people lost their lives and US faced a period of fear amongst its citizens.

Apart from WTC, Pentagon, the head office of United States Department of Defense was also targeted and though the plane crashed into it didn’t do much damage, but it was still a shocking incident to the whole world. The US government has released some stunning and sorrowful images of the Pentagon attack. See them here.

1 The 9/11 incident

The 9/11 or 9th September 2001 attacks were four coordinated terror attacks by Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda on the United States. It involved hijacking of four passenger airliners operated by United Airlines and American Airlines by 19 terrorists of the outfit.

debris of the plane

Image Source: www.anonews.co

Two of the planes, American Airlines Flight 11 and United Airlines Flight 175, were flown right into the North and South towers of the World Trade Center buildings in New York City. Both the 110-storey towers collapsed in less than 3 hours of been hit. It was one of the biggest loss of life and property for US, as 2,996 people were killed and over $10 billion worth of property was damaged in the attacks.

firefighters dousing the flames

Image Source: www.deccanherald.com

It also proved to be one of the most fatal events for firefighters and law enforcement personnel as well, with 343 firefighters and 72 law enforcement personnel killed in the event.

Crashed building after 911

Image Source: www.vanguardia.com

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