Wednesday, September 12, 2001, Chandigarh, India
 Updated at 3 am (IST)

10,000 feared dead in attacks on US targets
* 3 planes hit key installations
* Trade Center towers collapse
* Emergency declared
New York, September 11
Up to 10,000 persons were either feared killed or injured in terrorist attacks in New York and Washington when three hijacked planes were forcibly crashed into Manhattan’s landmark World Trade Center and the US Defence Department sending shock waves across the world.

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It’s a terrorist attack: Bush
President George W. Bush asks for a moment of silence after the New York crashes.New York, September 11
US President George W. Bush today called the crashing of two planes into the World Trade Center in New York, where 40,000 persons work, an “apparent terrorist attack on our country.”
President George W. Bush asks for a moment of silence after the New York crashes.
— Reuters photo



Attacks may be linked to LadenOsama bin Laden
Washington, September 11
People who conducted attacks on New York and Washington that destroyed the World Trade Center and damaged the Pentagon may have had links to Saudi-exile Osama Bin Laden or his organisation, a US official said today.

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India expresses shock  over attacks
New Delhi, September 11
India tonight expressed shock and horror over the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington even as it tightened security in the US embassy here and other US missions across the country.

Vigil on US installations up
New Delhi, September 11
The Vajpayee government tonight sounded a general alert across the country and asked all state police authorities to enhance security in all American installations and other vital locations in the wake of series of devastating bomb attacks in New York and Washington.


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SP MLAs quit en masse in UP
Lucknow, September 11
In an apparent attempt to force early elections in Uttar Pradesh, all 102 MLAs of the main opposition Samajwadi Party (SP) today decided to resign en masse from the state Assembly, even as the Chief Minister, Mr Rajnath Singh, dismissed the move as a “pressure tactic” and ruled out an early dissolution of the House.

Oust-Badal call by Congress
Malout, September 11
The central and state Congress leadership at the “garib kisan mahapanchayat” rally here today while pledging to set up the rule of “Punjabis” in the state urged people to oust the Parkash Singh Badal-led government to protect the interests of all sections of society.

Bill Clinton’s fears come true
New Delhi, September 11
Eight years after the then US President Bill Clinton declared, “There is no place to hide, nobody can hide in any place in this country, nobody can hide in any place in this world from the terrible consequences,” suspected Islamic fundamentalists have struck a lethal blow in the heart of the world’s sole superpower.


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