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9/11 (Patriot Day) Facts & Worksheets

On September 11, 2001 (9/11), 19 suicide bombers linked with the Islamic extremist group Al-Qaeda hijacked four airliners and carried out suicide attacks against targets in the United States. Two planes were flown into the World Trade Center towers in New York City. A third plane hit the Pentagon just outside of Washington, D.C. and the fourth plane crashed into a field in Pennsylvania.