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Post 9 11 Terror

  1. 1. By, Brian Markman and Kevin Lynch Post 9/11 Terror
  2. 2. <ul><li>On the 11 th of March, 2004, bombs exploded in Madrid. Scores were wounded and hundreds died. </li></ul>Madrid Train Bombings
  3. 3. Who? What? <ul><li>Al-Qaeda attacked Madrid with bombs 911 days after the twin towers fell in New York City. </li></ul><ul><li>The first bombs went off at 6:39 at Atocha Station in Spain. With in seconds 93 were killed. </li></ul>
  4. 4. Other Bombings <ul><li>At 6:41 two bombs exploded in a train located at El Pozo Station killing 70. </li></ul><ul><li>Train was expected to explode in Atocha station as well. Atocha had been closed so medical workers could tend to the many wounded there. </li></ul>Police stand guard at El Pozo after Madrid is shaken by day long terror attacks.
  5. 5. Another Attack <ul><li>Finally at 6:42 another bomb went off in a train passing through Santa Eugenia Station on its way to Atocha. 17 more were killed, dozens more wounded. </li></ul>
  6. 6. The End of a Long Day <ul><li>By the end of the day, about 180 people were killed while hundred more were injured. </li></ul><ul><li>One of Spain’s Major rail stations was damaged and fear ran through the Spanish peoples minds. </li></ul><ul><li>Al-Qaeda claims responsibility for the attacks and threatens more violence unless Spain withdraws troops from Arabic Lands. </li></ul>Memorial in Madrid to help remember the people who died on 3/11/04
  7. 7. <ul><li>July 7 th , 2005, London England was attacked by terrorists. </li></ul><ul><li>3 underground trains were bombed while a double-decked bus was also attacked. </li></ul>London Bombings One of the underground trains, ripped open underneath of London.
  8. 8. Who? What? <ul><li>9 days prior to the London Bombings, supposed Al-Qaeda members, were scene travelling their planned course for attack. </li></ul><ul><li>3 bombs exploded at 8:50 am, during the morning commute. One exploded an hour later in a crowded town square. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Where? <ul><li>One explosion went off just outside of Liverpool Street Station. </li></ul><ul><li>Another went off outside of Edgar Road Station. </li></ul><ul><li>The final train explosion occurred between Kings Cross Station and Russell Square. </li></ul>
  10. 10. How it Ended <ul><li>About an hour after subway bombs, at 9:47 am, a bomb went off on a double-decked bus in Travistock Square. </li></ul><ul><li>About 56 people were dead after an hour of attacks. </li></ul>
  11. 11. <ul><li>The attacks lasted for 3 days between November 26 th and 29 th of 2008. </li></ul>Mumbai Terror Attacks
  12. 12. Where? How? <ul><li>More then 15 gunmen attacked Mumbai, killing and taking hostages in more then 7 locations. </li></ul><ul><li>The Taj Mahal Hotel became the center of attention as gun fights lasted days between the police and terrorists. </li></ul><ul><li>Grenades were thrown causing explosions throughout all 7 locations. </li></ul>
  13. 13. More… Who? <ul><li>After it was over, with many terrorists killed, and few captured, Deccan Mujahideen claimed responsibility. </li></ul><ul><li>Some Hindu extremists were arrested but the majority of the blame was placed on the Muslim extremists. </li></ul>
  14. 14. In The End <ul><li>173 people died while 308 were injured. </li></ul><ul><li>Lashkar-e-Taiba was suspected to be responsible despite the claims already made. </li></ul><ul><li>Tensions between India and Pakistan rose as Lashkar-e-Taiba is a Terrorist organization, centered in Pakistan. </li></ul>
  15. 15. <ul><li>September 1 st , 2004 over 1,000 people (mostly children) were taken hostage at a school in Russia. </li></ul>Beslan Hostage Crisis
  16. 16. Who? What? <ul><li>Hostage takers make contact with the police. </li></ul><ul><li>Early on they clearly state, 50 hostages will be killed if any of the terrorists are killed by police. </li></ul><ul><li>The terrorists were Chechen Rebels who demanded Vladimir Putin’s resignation and Russia’s withdraw from Chechnya. </li></ul>
  17. 17. How it Unfolded <ul><li>Around 2:45 pm on the second day 11 women and 15 children are released. </li></ul><ul><li>By 1:00 pm on the third day, the gym has collapsed, killing 26 and 20 hostages have been shot. </li></ul><ul><li>Around 2:00 pm on the third day, Russian forces storm the building, many escape in the dangerous circumstances. </li></ul>
  18. 18. Finally, It Ends <ul><li>At 5:00 pm on the third day, the situation had calmed, all hostages who were remained alive, fled the building. </li></ul><ul><li>All dead, were later found and accounted for, mainly in the collapsed gymnasium. </li></ul>
  19. 19. The End