Essay on The World Trade Center Bombing

843 Words May 3rd, 2015 4 Pages
Do you remember the World Trade Center bombing of 1993? People thought for a long time that the government was behind the 1993 bombing. Then 2001 attack happened, people forgot about the 1993 bombing. Let’s see how this bombing was planned out and see if the 2001 attack was by the same terrorists group.
The terrorist had this attack panned out for a long time. They had blue prints of the World Trade Center. So they knew where to park the van, where it would affect the most people. “Authorities uncovered a related plot in which followers of Sheikh Aodel Rahman planned to blow up the George Washington Bridge, the United Nations headquarters, and other New York landmarks” (1993 World Trade Center Bombing Fast Facts).
The World Trade Center was bombed on February 26, 1993. The bomb was detonated at 12:18 p.m. “World Trade Center bombing which killed six people and injured more than 1,000” (1993 World Trade Center Bombing Fast Facts). The survivors left the building in many of different ways. Thirty people was airlifter because of medical reasons. The elevator was full of people. They had to cut through the sheetrock in the 58th floor women’s bathroom.
“The victims of the bombing were John Di Giovanni, Robert Kirkaptrick, Stephen Knapp, William Macko, Wilfred Mercado, and Monica Rodriguez, who was pregnant” (1993 World Trade Center Bombing). Out of the 1000 people injured, there was eighty-eight firefighter, thirty-five police officers, and one medical services…

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