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posted by janrinok on Saturday September 11, @07:03AM   Printer-friendly

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks. These were "a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks [...] against the United States of America on the morning of Tuesday, September 11, 2001."

Of the 2,977 people who died, 2,605 were U.S. citizens and 372 non-U.S. citizens (excluding the 19 perpetrators). More than 90 countries lost citizens in the attacks, including the United Kingdom (67 deaths), the Dominican Republic (47 deaths), India (41 deaths), Greece (39 deaths), South Korea (28 deaths), Canada (24 deaths), Japan (24 deaths), Colombia (18 deaths), Jamaica (16 deaths), Philippines (16 deaths), Mexico (15 deaths), Trinidad and Tobago (14 deaths), Ecuador (13 deaths), Australia (11 deaths), Germany (11 deaths), Italy (10 deaths), Bangladesh (6 deaths), Ireland (6 deaths), Pakistan (6 deaths), and Poland (6 deaths).

It was a tragedy not only for America, but for the world.

 
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  • (Score: 1, Insightful) by Anonymous Coward on Saturday September 11, @08:39PM

    by Anonymous Coward on Saturday September 11, @08:39PM (#1177084)

    Waaah waaah a couple buildings were destroyed by a bunch of Saudis.

    Now imagine what it feels like to have "terrorist"-colored skin and live in a country subjected to drone warfare. Every day is a 9/11 as the most powerful military in the world, funded to the tune of 3/4 of a TRILLION dollars PER YEAR, wages warfare from beyond the horizon against you and your loved ones.

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