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Flash: World Trade Center building 7 collapses(02:50 hrs IST, Sept.12)

 America under attack: World Trade Center Collapses
New York, Sept. 11. In one of the most horrifying attacks ever against the United States, terrorists crashed two airliners into the World Trade Center in a deadly series of blows on Tuesday that brought down the twin 110-storey towers. A plane also slammed into the Defence Department as the Government itself came under attack.

Israel, India next?
Manama (Bahrain), Sept. 11. Israel has evacuated all diplomatic missions around the world fearing that the attacks in the U.S. might not mark the end of today's tragedies. The Palestinian Authority President, Mr. Yasser Arafat, has been amongst the first to issue a statement condemning the incident.

 Bush vows to hunt down perpetrators
Florida, Sept. 11. The United States President, Mr. George W. Bush, today vowed an all-out hunt for the authors of ``an apparent terrorist attack'' after two planes smashed into the twin towers of New York's landmark World Trade Center.

Did terrorists have their own pilots?
New York, Sept. 10. The terrorists, who apparently hijacked four planes and attacked the World Trade Center and Pentagon, could only have succeeded by using their own trained pilots in a scheme that defied all scenarios envisioned by national security officials, terrorism experts said.

 Smoke, shock spread over this city
New York, Sept. 11. The scene is truly tense in this city which has had its share of terrorism eight years ago. In 1993 an attack on the World Trade Centre left six dead and more than 1000 injured. But this time around no one is even tempted to make a guess.

Woman without veil attacked
Srinagar, Sept. 11. Just a day after the expiry of the deadline, two suspected Lashkar-e-Jabbar militants attacked a woman in the heart of the city for not covering herself with a veil as demanded by the outfit.

Assembly dissolved
Imphal, Sept. 11. The seventh Manipur Legislative Assembly, which had been kept under suspended animation since early June, has been dissolved by the President, Mr. K. R. Narayanan, with immediate effect.

 Masood sees no military solution
The Afghan leader, Mr. Ahmad Shah Masood, whose fate is unknown, had warned in a recent interview that the Taliban and Osama bin Laden represented a threat to world stability.

SP MLAs resign en masse in U.P.
Lucknow, Sept. 11. The Samajwadi Party members of the Uttar Pradesh Legislative Assembly resigned en masse today in a bid to force the BJP-led Government to hold early elections in the State.


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