On September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks were carried out against the United States, resulting in the deaths of nearly 3,000 people

19 Al-Qaeda Terrorist Group Hijacked 4 Commercial Plans To Attack Twin Towers

Two of the planes were flown into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, while another was flown into the Pentagon in Washington, D.C

The fourth plane crashed into a field in Pennsylvania after the passengers and crew attempted to take back control of the plane from the hijackers

In total, 2,996 people were killed in the 9/11 terrorist attacks, including the 19 hijackers and caused over $10 billion in damage

The 9/11 attacks also resulted in the largest single-day loss of life for the United States of America

The attacks were the deadliest terrorist attacks in U.S. history and sparked a global war on terrorism

In the days and weeks after the attacks, many first responders and World Trade Center workers developed health problems due to exposure to toxic materials

New York City's police and fire departments each had their own emergency response procedures, but they did not have a coordinated response plan to a major incident

In 2019, the US Senate passed a bill to make sure that a fund for those affected by the September 11th attacks never runs out of money