Tragic Attack in New York
2,996 people were killed in the tragic accident of September 11, 2001 (How Many People Died in 9/11). Many people died because of two airplanes that got hijacked and hit the well known Twin Towers in New York. New York’s horrible accident caused a lot of chaos, disaster and broken families, yet many ask these questions “What was 9/11? What happened in 9/11? Who was Osama bin Laden? How did it happen? Why did it happen? And what were the consequences or results of this tragedy?” Therefore, the tragedy of September 11, 2001 had many causes, effects and security changes for the United States. This is one of the questions that were asked “what was 9/11?”. Well, 9/11 was an event that happened in New York. “New York’s well known twin towers got attacked by four different airplanes on September 11th of 2001. The building collapsed”(What was 9/11). These buildings were being attacked by a group of terrorist in Iraq. This group involved Osama bin Laden and members of the Al-Qaeda group. Residences of New York were terribly affected by this horrific terrorist attack. So many peoples’ lives had changed and it was not even the afternoon yet so many people died. Mothers, fathers, children, firemen were killed with this one attack. Osama bin Laden was first asked about the attack but he denied everything. Later on Osama bin Laden posted videos admitting that he had a part in 9/11. He was recorded talking about it and about how happy he was on what had happened, and that it should be heard and celebrated (bin Laden claims responsibility). New York now had a day changed from any ordinary day to a total tragedy. That day will be never forgotten and will be remembered every year from that point on. 9/11 inspired a lot of artists to create songs for the people who had loved ones involved in the attack and had passed away or had survived. People might say “But how do artists get inspiration to write songs about such an event?”Well, that brings up the next question. What happened in 9/11? In September 11, 2000, in New York 2,996 people died. People’s lives had changed and those whose experience was like 9/11 may never see the world the same way they did before. “The journal of 9/11 peer- reviewed articles and similar number of letters are available. Over a period of more than 7 years many have presented some of the compelling analysis and evidence related to 9/11"(Journals of 9/11). People that were studying New York’s attack gathered a lot of things for seven years. They gathered letters, picture, stories, and experiences. All these things were put together, all the research and all the stories to make up clues of whom and why the twin towers were attacked. The twin towers were attacked by four airplanes that got hijacked and were planned to target the twin towers in New York. These airplanes were hijacked by none other than Osama bin Laden and his Al-Qaeda group members. “Al-Qaeda is a small, very violent group of people who practice the Muslim religion and who want to create a Muslim state independent of other countries” (What was 9/11-washington post).Osama bin Laden had planned to destroy America little by little. He took pride on the attack on New York. By the time the American air force found out that bin Laden had part with this, bin Laden confessed on tape, and also took so many other tapes and posted them online. The FBI and other American forces planned to go after him and would catch him dead or alive. They attacked him when he least expected and was killed.
Now, who was Osama bin Laden really? Why did he do the things he did? Osama bin Laden was born in 1957. His father had moved to South Yemen around the 1930’s. Even though his father started out very poor when they moved he ended up being a very successful person. His father owned one of the biggest construction companies in the kingdom. Mohammed Awad impressed King Saud with his performance in the building. Later was appointed for a period as...
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