Topic - World Trade Center

The World Trade Center (WTC) was a complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan in New York City that were destroyed in the September 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. The site is currently being rebuilt with six new skyscrapers and a memorial to the casualties of the attacks. At the time of its completion, it was the tallest building in the world, surpassing the Empire State Building which was also built in Manhattan. - Source: Wikipedia

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