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15 Wierd Facts About 9/11 Attacks in USA

Till today, 9/11 attack is the largest attack ever happened on an American soil. On the morning of 11 September 2001, there were a series of four attacks perpetrated by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda. More than 2,996 people were dead soon after the attack happened at the World Trade Centre.

Today, the team of FactWish has come with some of the facts investigated from the sad moments of 9/11 attacks. Lets get started.

1. More than 2996 people died in the terrorist attack out of which 2,977 were victims while 19 were hijackers.

More than 2996 people died in the terrorist attack out of which 2,977 were victims while 19 were hijackers

2. Thousands of innocent people were captured and heavily tortured by FBI based on their religion for up to 9 months. The result was that most of them gone in a mental dilemma.

Thousands of innocent people were captured and heavily tortured by FBI based on their religion for up to 9 months

3. Al-Qaeda initially planned to target nuclear plants in the US but decided to change it, fearing things could get out of control for them. If this plan had been successful, there could be millions of deaths.

Al-Qaeda initially planned to target nuclear plants in the US but decided to change it

4. For every victim of 9/11 attack, NYTimes has published an article.

For every victim of 9/11 attack, NYTimes has published an article

5. President George W. Bush ignored a memo handed to him by intelligence agency with the title “Bin Laden Determined To Strike in US” a month before 9/11 attack actually happened.

President George W. Bush ignored a memo handed to him by intelligence agency with the title "Bin Laden Determined To Strike in US"

6. Within one month of 9/11 attacks, US declared a war against Islamic groups and initiated a search operation of Osama-bin-laden, the mastermind of the attacks.

Within one month of 9/11 attacks, US declared a war against Islamic groups

7. When flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, FAA ordered all US flights to land at the nearest airport for the first time ever.

When flight 77 crashed into the Pentagon, FAA ordered all US flights to land at the nearest airport for the first time ever

8. The person who ordered to ground all flights at their nearest airports was on the first day of his job.

The person who ordered to ground all flights at their nearest airports was on the first day of his job

9. After the attack happened, flames from the collapse burned until 20 December 2001.

After the attack happened, flames from the collapse burned until 20 December 2001

10. Few years after the 9/11 attack, a light tribute was marked at the spot where the towers were present before the attack.

Few years after the 9/11 attack, a light tribute was marked at the spot where the towers were present before the attack

11. After the attack, due to exposure to toxins and radiations at ground zero, nearly 1100 people got cancer due to the lungs infection.

After the attack, due to exposure to toxins and radiations at ground zero, nearly 1100 people got cancer due to the lungs infection

12. Canada gave shelter to the passengers of most of the flights that were grounded soon after the attack.

Canada gave shelter to the passengers of most of the flights that were grounded soon after the 9/11 attack

13. Only one plane was ordered to fly when all were grounded soon after 9/11 attack. The plane was carrying an antivenin for a man bitten by a highly venomous snake.

Only one plane was ordered to fly when all were grounded soon after 9/11 attack

14. When the towers were on fire, many people jumped from the burning buildings due to extreme suffocation and died instantly.

When the towers were on fire, many people jumped from the burning buildings during 9/11

15. Al Qaeda’s leader, Osama Bin Laden, was killed by US military at his compound near Islamabad, Pakistan after 10 years of 9/11 attacks and buried in the sea.

Al Qaeda's leader, Osama Bin Laden, was killed by US military at his compound near Islamabad, Pakistan

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