A Creepy Horror: Attack on World Trade Center and Pentagon

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One word used by The New York Times to brief the whole scenario and that is “A Creepy Horror”. The attack on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon brought the nation to panic on 11th September 2001. Media illustrated the situation as “The buildings burn and fall as onlookers search for elusive safety” (The New York Times). Ever since the attacks of September 11, people around the globe are still in the quest of their safety; psychologically, socially, politically, and many other aspects of their lives. That attack did not only destroy the whole financial center but also the lives of the people around the world especially the Muslims. “The horror arrived in episodic bursts of chilling disbelief” (The New York Times). The first plane which crashed in the north tower of the World Trade Center was an American Airlines Flight 11, a Boeing 767 out of Boston for Los Angeles. Shortly after, the second plane, United Airlines Flight 175, battered into south tower. It was also headed from Boston to Los Angeles. Third, an American Airlines Boeing 757, Flight 77, left from Washington bound for Los Angeles, but instead it struck the western part of the Pentagon, the military headquarters. Finally, United Airlines Flight 93, a Boeing 757 flying from Newark to San Francisco, crashed near Pittsburgh, raising the possibility that its hijackers had futile in whatever their mission was. There was the merciless sight of bodies’ helplessly plummeting out, some of them in flames. “Finally, the mighty towers themselves were reduced to nothing” (The New York Times). People were scrambling after the attack, many questions raised and answered. Media, news channels, and the police around the world started their investigation. Several details were published and broadcasted on the media saying, “a plane appeared overhead, and whose plane was that?” “That was a fighter jet”, “No the…...

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