World Trade Center Bombing

World Trade Center Bombing

A bomb exploded in a rented moving truck that was parked in the garage beneath the World Trade Center that resulted in a 100-foot crater that was several stories deep and several stories higher. Six Islamic Fundamentalists were later arrested, tried, convicted, and sentenced to life for the attack, with a seventh plotter at large. —FBI

Date of event: February 26, 1993


  • 6 fatalities
  • >1,000 injured

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Photo: (Credit: FBI) Investigators going through the rubble following the bombing of the World Trade Center.

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