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USA identified the remains two victims of September 11 terrorist attack

USA identified the remains two victims of September 11 terrorist attack In the US, the remains of two victims of the September 11 terrorist attack have been identified (photo: Getty Images)

In the United States, the remains of two individuals who perished in the September 11, 2001 terrorist attack on the World Trade Center have been identified, according to the Associated Press.

Authorities have confirmed the identification of the remains of a man and a woman a few days before the 22 anniversary of the terrorist attack involving the hijacking of an aircraft, in which approximately 3,000 people lost their lives in Lower Manhattan. Their names are not disclosed at the request of their families.

The publication notes that, up to this point, New York's medical examination has managed to establish a connection between the remains of 1,649 victims of the World Trade Center, which is a painstaking process based on the use of advanced DNA sequencing methods to examine body fragments found under the debris.

According to experts, thanks to the improvement of sequencing technology, including increased test sensitivity and accelerated testing timelines, it has been possible to identify remains that remained unidentified by DNA for decades.

September 11 terrorist attack

The September 11, 2001 attacks were a series of four coordinated terrorist attacks carried out in the United States by al-Qaeda terrorists. At 8:46 a.m. on September 11, four groups of terrorists (19 individuals) hijacked four commercial passenger planes.

The terrorists directed two planes at the World Trade Center towers in the southern part of Manhattan in New York City. American Airlines Flight 11 crashed into the north tower of the center, and United Airlines Flight 175 into the south tower.

As a result, both towers collapsed, causing significant destruction in the surrounding area.

The third plane, American Airlines Flight 77, hijacked by five terrorists, was aimed at the Pentagon building near Washington, D.C. The fourth plane, United Airlines Flight 93, crashed into a field in Pennsylvania.