The judge ordered to pay $7.5 billion in compensation to the families of the victims and another $3 billion to list in favor of insurance companies.
Earlier, the terrorist group "al-Qaeda" published a material in which first told that "inspired" its leader Osama bin Laden in organizing terrorist attacks of 11 September 2001 in the United States.
As noted, bin Laden was impressed with the flight case company EgyptAir 990, which crashed in the Atlantic ocean in October 1999, heading from Los Angeles to Cairo. As a result of the tragedy killed 217 people, most of whom were Americans. Then the culprit of the tragedy was named as 59-year-old Egyptian pilot Gamil al-Battuti, which deliberately crashed a passenger airliner.
According to the official version, the terrorist attack of 11 September 2001 was carried out by militants of the radical group "al-Qaeda". On the morning of 11 September 2001, nineteen terrorists, divided into four groups, captured four scheduled passenger airliner. Each group had at least one member, past the initial flight training.
Terrorists hijacked 4 planes airlines, United Airlines and American Airlines. Two of them crashed into the WTC, one fell on the Pentagon. The fourth plane, United 93, crashed in a field in Pennsylvania — terrorists sent a liner into the ground after passengers attempted to seize control of the aircraft.
As a result of terrorist attacks killed 2974 people (not including terrorists), missing — 24. It is known that two aircraft that crashed into the WTC skyscrapers, in total, killed 157 people. In addition, killing 343 firefighters, 60 police officers and 8 employees of ambulance. Killed the citizens of the United States and 91 countries. Officially, there are about 2750 names of more than 3 thousands of victims.
Six suspects of involvement in terrorist acts were arrested in 2002 and 2003, they spent several years in CIA prisons, and in 2006 were delivered to the camp on the us base at guantánamo in Cuba. In 2008, the Ministry of defense the US has charged six detainees of the charges. In particular, charges were brought against Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, who, according to investigations, is a Central figure in the preparation of terrorist acts.
Still part of the report of the US national Commission to investigate these crimes remains classified. In the US still do not exclude the possibility of new terrorist attacks in the country and are searching for potential terrorists, despite the fact that previous anniversary of the attacks of "9/11" took place without incident.