26 February 1993

World Trade Center bombing: In New York City, a truck bomb parked below the North Tower of the World Trade Center explodes, killing six and injuring over a thousand people

The 1993 World Trade Center bombing was carried out by a group of terrorists led by Ramzi Yousef, a Pakistani national. The attack occurred on February 26, 1993, when a truck bomb was detonated below the North Tower of the World Trade Center in New York City. The explosion killed six people and injured over a thousand others.

In addition to Yousef, several other individuals were involved in planning and carrying out the attack. These included Abdul Rahman Yasin, who helped mix the chemicals used in the bomb, and Mohammed Salameh, who rented the truck that was used to transport the bomb to the World Trade Center.

In 1997, Ramzi Yousef was convicted for his role in the bombing and was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole. The other individuals involved in the attack were also apprehended and convicted.