Top 20 Interesting Facts About The Horrifying 911 Bombing


Last September 11, 2001, four coordinated attacks led by Islamic group of terrorist terrified the whole world. Twin Towers, World Trade Center and Pentagon are crashed through planes hijacked by these terrorist resulting in thousands of lives perished. Osama Bin Laden admitted his involvement in the Terrorism that happened in America as he stated that he directed the hijackers to target the buildings. He is manhunt by American Special Forces and killed on May 2011 in Pakistan. Other than this fact, there are 20 more interesting facts about the 911 bombing that you must know.

1. 37% of 911 bombing victims are not yet identified.


There are still more than one thousand victims of the attack whose remains are not yet identified by the forensics. There are over nine thousand human remains that are however to be examined, and the number increases each year which became the strength of the families that hasn’t found the bodies of their loved ones yet.

2. Hijackers created a secret code for the attack.

Just how smart they can be? In their internet chat room, one of them sent a love note to his German girlfriend that talks about a semester in three weeks, nineteen educators, and four types of examinations. Now, looking closely, everything makes sense about the two twin towers, nineteen hijackers, and four planes. They also monitor the bombing closely as five of them checked in a motel near the American spy organization before the attacks.

3. White House is the real target of the fourth plane that crashes in Pennsylvania.

Two planes hit the twin tower; the other one is in Pentagon. The fourth that crashed in Pennsylvania is supposedly hitting the White House. A passenger on board is noticed to create a phone call about New York attack. The terrorist fought back and crashed the plane in the fields of Pennsylvania instead.

4. There is only one copy of the actual moment the plane hit the tower.


By coincidence, a filmmaker Gedeon Naudet is working on a documentary about New York firefighters. A gas leak is being responded as they heard the loud noise of plane coming. He opened his camera by instinct and caught the actual footage when the first plane hit the tower. Unlike the second plane, where everyone’s attention is already on the tower, and millions of people previously recorded the incident.

5. Rise in vices consumption.


In the week when 9/11 happened, a rise in vices consumption is noticed in the statistics where people may have found comfort. There is a twenty-five percent increase in alcohol and ten percent in cigarettes. Attendance in churches and synagogues rise by twenty percent too.

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