The 9/11 attacks, often flagged as the deadliest terrorist attack in world history, left a lasting impact on life in the US. The attacks were carried out by the terrorist organisation Al-Qaeda and left numerous civilians and emergency officials dead. 

The bombing took place in three places, the twin towers of the World Trade Center, the Pentagon headquarters, and a hijacked flight in Pennsylvania. When the twin towers were bombed, they had 17,400 civilians, and within two hours, the two towers were reduced to rubble. 

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The death toll of the 9/11 attacks is the highest ever in any terrorist attack in the world. Both New York City and the FBI decided to not add the number to the crime statistics of 2001.

The FBI even issued a statement where it said, “the number of deaths is so great that combining it with the traditional crime statistics will have an outlier effect that falsely skews all types of measurements in the program’s analyses.” 

Measuring the exact death toll was also a difficult task and took years to complete. Apart from those who died due to the crash, several more people also died due to the impact of the crash, including those who died due to the dust from the rubble.

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At the site of the twin towers, an estimated 2,753 people were killed. Many died due to complications after sustaining injuries. Among those who died were mostly civilians, but the toll also included 343 officers from the New York City Police Department, 184 workers at the Pentagon, and 40 in Pennsylvania. 

According to official statistics, a total of 2,996 personnel died in the 9/11 terror attacks. The deaths included citizens of 102 countries.