9-11 attack


Entry: a coordinated military assault on the morning of 9/11/01 killing nearly 3000 people within the United States. The victims were the crews and passengers of four commandeered jetliners, occupants and bystanders around the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The U.S. government and media blamed Osama bin Laden and sleeper cells of Islamic terrorists, despite the lack of any evidence.



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