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The Journal News from White Plains, New York • Page 47

The Journal Newsi
White Plains, New York
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Tuesday, September 11, 2001 Serving Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties 50 cents Mm Thousands hurt, killed in New York City, 2A Pentagon attacked; White House evacuated, 3A Color images from today's devastation, 8A Editorial: 'United States must pull 6B since 1850 Patnck Associated '1 lb -I' 1 i Ii i v' 13 P-V It iJ I ri II i wji "I i .3 PI 5. Is Trade Towers collapse; D.C. hit In a horrific sequence of destruction this morning: Terrorists crashed two planes into the World Trade Center. Within an hour, the twin 110-story towers collapsed. Explosions also rocked the Pentagon and the State Department and spread fear across the nation.

Islamic Jihad claimed responsibility, citing American involvement in the Mideast, CNN reported. Police said casualties could be in the thousands. One of the two planes that crashed into the World Trade Center was reported hijacked from Boston American Airlines Flight 11, en route to Los Angeles. The Federal Aviation Administration stopped all takeoffs nationwide, and the Capitol and the White House were evacuated. Bridges, tunnels and subways were shut.

Today we've had a national tragedy," President Bush said in Sarasota, Fla. International flights bound for the United States were ordered to U-turn or find landing sites outside America. A flood of emergency vehicles poured into lower Manhattan, as black smoke engulfed the neighborhood. EDITOR'S NOTE: This extra edition contains four pages of breaking news on today's attacks. Coverage of the explosions can be found inside on pages 2A, 3A and 8A.

Pages 4A and 5A contain the front page and page 2A from this morning's edition. For detailed coverage of this tragic day, see our Web site at and read tomorrow's paper for all the latest details. Anyone with information about today's events can call our special hotline at 914-696-8216 Hress I Ii I If mm ms I i I- 'it 'Jir ,11, ,1 ii 1 if I it r'; i wr i i I 1 1 i 1 felt jii a i ft If 1 'r i in ij, jf-rij'M nil if it i I i ii this morning after two planes crashed Smoke pours from the World Trade Center towers rat uito the upper floors of both 110-story buildings minutes apart..

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