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How many deaths were there in the September 11 attacks?


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The commemoration of the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks against the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon, a historic moment that impacted around the world like few terrorist attacks and, to this day, continues to do so.

So much so that two decades later they have been identified, through DNA analysis of the remains that were recovered from the scene of the event, two other victims of the terrorist attack that cost the life of 2,753 people.

This is the fatality number 1,646 that has been identified, Dorothy Morgan, an insurance clerk from the town of Hempstead, and 1,647, a man whose family members have requested anonymity, as announced by the New York forensic authorities.

Millions of people around the world saw live how two planes deliberately collided with the twin towers, and how many of those trapped threw themselves into the void at the loss of hope.

40% of 9/11 victims remain unidentified

So, to this day more than 40% of the deceased have not been formally identified, a chilling figure that reveals the impact of the largest terrorist attack in US history.

Thousands of firefighters, police officers, emergency personnel and volunteers took up rescue efforts and became the saviors of the city, but unfortunately about 343 firefighters diedAlthough only 20 survivors were rescued from the rubble alive.

The name most associated with the 9/11 terrorist attack is the leader of Al Qaida, Osama bin Laden, but the presumed thinking mind of the attack was
Khalid Sheikh Mohamed.

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