How Many People Died On 9/11?


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Arun Raj Profile
Arun Raj answered
The total count of people, who died on 9/11 were 2,976. Out of the fatal victims 236 were foreigners, which makes the total number of Americans who died to 2,740. In a series of orchestrated suicide attacks committed by the Al-Qaeeda, on the morning of September 11, 2001, the victims were mainly civilians.

On the fateful day, 19 terrorists hijacked 4 commercial passenger jet airlines. Each team of hijackers had a qualified pilot. The hijackers then crashed two of the airliners into the WTC in New York City. One plane (United Airlines Flight 175) hit one tower and the other (American Airlines Flight 11) crashed into the tower two. The third airliner (American Airlines Flight 77) smashed into Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia. The fourth plane (United Airlines Flight 93) in which the flight crew and passengers wrestled with the terrorists to take control of the plane, crashed into a field in the proximity of Shanksville town in Pennsylvania.

All of the 246 people on the planes died. 2605 of the people who died were either in the towers or on the ground. 125 people who died were from Pentagon. Among the fatalities were 343 New York City Fire Department firefighters, 23 New York City Police Department officers, and 37 Port Authority Police Department officers. An additional 24 people still reportedly remain listed as missing. Only about 18 of the people managed to escape in time from the South Tower (2 WTC) before it crashed down.
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Anonymous commented
That is sooooooooooooooooooooooooooooooo sad to hear about that and the people that got killed on 9/11
Anonymous commented
I watch in horror as this events unfolded. I watch as I sat there in my US Air Force uniform. I watched as I failed 2,996 people. I watched but I will not watch again. I will not fail again. As long as I watch I will not fail you again.
Meshial Einhorn
Meshial Einhorn commented
It is sad that almost three thousand people died on 9/11. But what is even worse is that we (americans) get so upset about 3,000 people dying in one day during one event but are not even bothered by the fact that approximately 3,700 abortions happen in the U.S. Alone each day. And nearly 115,000 abortions happen each day throughout the world. Now that is what i call a REAL traggedy!
david ruff Profile
david ruff answered
2,749 people died at the world trade center.  Including citizens from 87 different countries.
343 were new york city firemen.84 were port authority employees, of whom 37 were police. Another 23 were new york city police.
Only 20 people were pulled out alive.

I just watched World Trade Center movie so I'm pretty sure its accurate.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
They say 2976 that they know of died but they don't know if any tourists that had no family may have been there or any homeless, whether it was 2 or 2000 it was a sad sad day for so many to lose their lives because of an incompetent, selfish, cold hearted person or persons that felt 1000s of people were worth dying to accomplish there sick fantasies. I hope they can't sleep and every moment of everyday are haunted by the images of what they have done. =( But very very soon Jehovah will remove the wicked from the earth and replace the worldly governments with a heavenly one, resurrect the dead back to life in a peaceful new world and then give the earth to the righteous =) You can believe this or not but it's better than having no hope at all. Just for a minute imagine that this is true, If you can do that then next time a Jehovah's Witness knocks at your door listen to what they have to say if even for a minute. They bring GOOD NEWS not bad and their main goal is too do God's will which is that ALL PEOPLE LIVE in a peaceful united world =)
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At least 3,497  people died in the September 11, 2001, attacks, including the terrorist, rescue personel, civilians, etc.

There were 266 people on the four planes:

•American Airlines Flight 11 (crashed into the WTC): 92 (including five terrorists)
•United Airlines Flight 175 (crashed into the WTC): 65 (including five terrorists)
•American Airlines Flight 77 (crashed into the Pentagon): 64 (including five terrorists)
•United Flight 93 (downed in Shanksville, PA): 45 (including four terrorists)

There were 2,595 known people who died in the World Trade Center and near it, including:

•343 NYFD firefighters and paramedics
•23 NYPD police officers
•37 Port Authority police officers
•1,402 people in Tower 1
•614 people in Tower 2
•658 people at one company, Cantor Fitzgerald
•1,762 New York residents
•674 New Jersey residents

•1 NYFD firefighter killed by a man jumping off the top floors of the Twin Towers

There were 125 civilians and military personnel at the Pentagon.

1,609 people lost a spouse or partner on 9/11. More than 3,051 children lost parents.

While it was mostly Americans who were killed in this horrific attack, there were also 327 foreign nationals. Here is the breakdown, according to country:

Argentina: 4
Australia: 11
Bangladesh: 6
Belarus: 1
Belgium: 1
Bermuda: 1
Brazil: 3
Canada: 27
Chile: 2
China: 4
Cote d'Ivoire: 1
Colombia: 17
Democratic Republic of the Congo: 2
Dominican Republic: 1
El Salvador: 1
Ecuador: 3
France: 1
Germany: 11
Ghana: 2
Guyana: 3
Haiti: 2
Honduras: 1
India: 1
Indonesia: 1
Ireland: 6
Israel: 5
Italy: 4
Jamaica: 16
Japan: 26
Jordan: 2
Lebanon: 3
Lithuania: 1
Malaysia: 7
Mexico: 16
Moldova: 1
Netherlands: 1
New Zealand: 2
Nigeria: 1
Panama: 2
Peru: 5
Philippines: 16
Portugal: 3
Poland: 1
Russia: 1
South Africa: 2
South Korea: 28
Spain: 1
Sweden: 1
Taiwan: 1
Ukraine: 1
Uzbekistan: 1
United Kingdom: 67
Venezuela: 1
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
The twin tower attack took place on September 11, 2001 and is commonly referred to as 9/11. The twin tower attacks consisted of a number of coordinated terrorist attacks against the United States. About nineteen terrorists, working in four groups, belonging to the terrorist outfit Al-Qaeda, hijacked four passenger planes and crashed them against certain targeted buildings killing the passengers on the airplanes along with large number of civilians.

Two of the hijacked airplanes were crashed against the two towers of the World Trade Centre in New York City, one plane crashed against the Pentagon in Virginia and the fourth plane crashed into field in Pennsylvania.

Accounts on the fatalities of the twin tower attacks vary considerably since many claims were found to be false on further investigation. An estimate of the death toll according to some sources shows that a total of 2,749 people died in the attacks. Of the total fatalities, 600 were on the floors of World Trade Centre hit by the planes, 147 were abroad the two planes that were crashed, 412 were rescue workers trapped when the towers collapsed and about 1,590 were on the floors above the ones hit and died when the towers collapsed.
Mac Welch Profile
Mac Welch answered
On September 11, 2001, terrorists hijacked 4 planes and used them to institute an attack on the United States of America. They used two of the planes to crash into the world trade center. They used another one to crash into the Pentagon. Another plane crashed before it could be used for another stage of their attack. In all, 2973 people lost their lives that day. These fatalities were distributed among the different targets. They included 246 that were aboard the aircrafts, 125 people who were at the Pentagon, and 2602 people in New York who were either inside or near the towers of the World Trade Center. There are also 24 people who remain listed as missing to this very day. It is a day that will be remembered for all of those people who lost their lives as a result of this action.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
I have read anywhere from 2974 to 3056.  The number of deaths on the flights do not match the number of passengers on the manifests so it is truly confusing. At any result, although the loss of life was truly regrettable, the fact that only 3000 or so people died is amazingly small. Imagine if they had struck the towers two hours later on lower floors?   In many respects the attacks were a complete failure.
Ruksarr Sultan Profile
Ruksarr Sultan answered
The number of deaths isn't a certain amount, however its safe to say that that many innocent civillians died on that day. May they rest in peace, and be looking over the loved once's they left behind. (:
Anne Shaw Profile
Anne Shaw answered
I still get goose bumps whenever I remember that black day. But I think the count was more than 2,976. As far as my knowledge count was 3,500 approximate, but I am not very sure about the numbers. We all should unite to fight back against terrorism.
Georgina Hall Profile
Georgina Hall answered
It is reported that 2,976 people died in the 9/11 twin towers incident. However, there way have been more bodies that were unable to be uncovered, and that had no family to report them missing, such as homeless people or tourists with no family. There is no definite figure, as there couldnt be with such a tragedy devastating so many lives of innocent people. This was just from the individual attack of the twin towers and the devastation that was caused inNew York, but if you also include the amount of people that died, both the attackers and the defenders, the numbers go up by a somewhat considerably large amount. Hope this has helped you :)
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silver moon answered
Thousand of people died in the towers and on the plane and pentagon. But there are still those today who are dying from cancer and other illnesses the got from 9/11. These people certainally count too. Most of them fighters who put themselves on the line for us. Several of them have gotten cancer,asmatha mental illness from this.
Anonymous Profile
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2,983 I'm doing a report on it.
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Anonymous commented
What are your findings for your report? Is your report about september 11th in general? Or the specific happenings that day?
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
There were about 3000 that died and if you have not seen ground zero you should it really does wonder how cruel can the terrorists be.  I really do hope that we can join and try to recover from this horrible event.
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Meshial Einhorn
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Scarry part - it was terrorists that destroyed the world trade center, but not the terrorists that everyone is led to believe did it. Our own u.s government was working with the terrorists that destoryed the world trade center - only they didnt tell us that.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
From all the answers above I would probably say from 2,275 to 2,983. Hope this helped.
Muddassar Memon Profile
Muddassar Memon answered
The September 11th, 2001 attacks comprised of a sequence of coordinated terrorist suicide attacks conducted by Islamic Extremist on the United States. The attack took the lives of 2,973 people with another 24 people gone missing. It is said that on early morning of September 11th, 2001, nineteen terrorist associated with the Al-Qaeda, took control of four commercial commuter airlines.

Each unit of hijackers had at least one skilled pilot with them. The hijackers crashed two of the airlines into the World trade centre, one in each tower. The third plane was crashed in the Pentagon in Arlington County, Virginia. The commuters and the crew in the fourth airline tried to retake control of their airline from the hijackers, but the plane crashed in a field located near the town of Shanksville in countryside Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
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Thousands of people died in 9/11 and some had survived under the rebel and then committed suicide. Most of us seen the World Trade Center movie and the one firefighter was under the rebel with his buddies and then committed suicide, by shooting himself in the head. Don't worry there were only two firefighters that made it out alive. Does that answer your question?
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Anonymous commented
There were many firefighters who went into the towers and came back alive. There was even a firefighter (Chief Palmer) who went to the 78th floor of the South Tower and planned to extinguish the fire. If that area around the impact point was a raging inferno, then how was he able to reach the fire? I haven't seen that movie, but now i'm intrested in how many facts were kept true.
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
2994 people died in the 9/11 tragedy and if you don't believe what I am saying there is a film that proves it (the knowing) watch or buy it, it is really deep about about all the tragedy's that has happened since 1959
Martin Paluchowski Profile
Enough people to understand that the whole 9/11 incident is a conspiracy! Bush planned the whole thing! Filthy basturd!
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
Lots of people died in that tradity...the people on this Earth who don't care is just mest up because if they saw it happen or someone they loved died in that building,they would care!!!And to those people who don't know about this needs to,because it might make them think and feel other peoples feelings....
Jon Asaviour Profile
Jon Asaviour answered
Around 3000 , people thats what I heard , but don't know the exact count , lots of them stuck in derbies
Lorenzo Tote Profile
Lorenzo Tote answered
2,985 people died in the September 11 attack
. 19 terrorist
. 2,966 victims [ 2998 as of spring of 2009 ]
Anonymous Profile
Anonymous answered
United Airlines Flight 175 American Airlines Flight 77 American Airlines Flight 11. 175 + 77 +11 = 263 reverse the 63 in 263 it becomes 236 and that's how many foreigners died....weird
John Profile
John answered
No one knows the true number as first responders are still dying from breathing all the dust from the fallen towers.
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John commented
3753 babies die every day in america from on 9/11 at least that many people died.

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