It’s been nearly 15 years since the World Trade Center towers were attacked by terrorists in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States. It featured landmark twin towers, which opened on April 4, 1973, and were destroyed in the September 11, 2001 attacks.
The events of September 11, were horrifyingly tragic. When the towers fell and innocent people were killed, it changed the lives of countless people both in the United States and abroad. The attacks created a moment in time that can never be forgotten.
The planes hit with the North Tower at 8:46 a.m., then the South Tower at 9:03 a.m., in a coordinated act of terrorism. After burning for 56 minutes, the South Tower collapsed at 9:59 a.m. At 10:28 a.m. (29 minutes later), the North Tower collapsed. The attacks on the World Trade Center killed 2,606 people in and within the vicinity of the towers, as well as all 157 on board the two aircraft. When many people were at work, school, or just getting ready to leave for the day.
The NYU student that filmed this video will certainly never forget exactly what happened. This is a perspective that not many people have seen of the 9/11 attacks.
Damaging it and starting fires so that it eventually collapsed. The process of cleaning up and recovery at the World Trade Center site took eight months.