World Trade Center bombing 1993 (Q11240)

Summary from English Wikipedia (enwiki)

The 1993 World Trade Center bombing was a terrorist attack on the World Trade Center, carried out on February 26, 1993, when a truck bomb detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The 1,336 lb (606 kg) urea nitrate–hydrogen gas enhanced device was intended to send the North Tower (Tower 1) crashing into the South Tower (Tower 2), bringing both towers down and killing tens of thousands of people. It failed to do so, but killed seven people which included an unborn child and injured over one thousand. About 50,000 people were evacuated from the buildings that day.

Summary from Español / Spanish Wikipedia (eswiki)

El atentado terrorista al World Trade Center de 1993 fue un [ataque terrorista] en el complejo World Trade Center de Nueva York. Fue cometido el viernes 26 de febrero de 1993 a las 12:17 del mediodía en los aparcamientos de la Torre Norte (WTC 1), situados en el subsuelo del complejo por debajo del edificio 5 del WTC, con un camión que portaba 680 kg de explosivos.

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