The '93 Bombing of the WTC Cory farida

Who Ramzi Ahmed Yousef, Mohammad Salameh, Abdul Yasin, Mahmoud Abouhalima, Ahmed Ajaj, Nidal Ayyad, and Eyad Ismoil.

What: A terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, when a truck bomb detonated below the North Tower.

Where: North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City

When: February 26th, 1993, 9:18 A.M.

Why: Deep resentment toward United States policies in the Middle East.

How: 1,310 pound bomb was placed in a Ryder Rental Truck in the basement of the North Tower.

Impact on History: First ever terrorist attack on U.S. Soil.

Events or Changes in Society: The buildings’ owner repaired the damage, upgraded elevators and electrical systems, put battery-operated emergency lights and luminescent paint in the stairwells, and set up emergency command centers.

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