2019 September 11 (9/11)

 

The September 11 attacks (also referred to as 9/11) were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks by the Islamic terrorist group al-Qaeda against the United States on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001. The attacks killed 2,996 people, injured over 6,000 others, and caused at least $10 billion in infrastructure and property damage.  Additional people died of 9/11-related cancer and respiratory diseases in the months and years following the attacks.

Of the over 2,900 victims killed in the September 11 attacks, 412 were emergency workers in New York City who responded to the World Trade Center. This included:

343 firefighters (including a chaplain and two paramedics) of the New York City Fire Department (FDNY);

37 police officers of the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey Police Department (PAPD);

23 police officers of the New York City Police Department (NYPD); and

8 emergency medical technicians and paramedics from private emergency medical services

1 Patrolman from the New York Fire Patrol

 

Source: Wikipedia

Date: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019 (All day)

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