The magnitude of destruction caused by the Coronavirus pandemic is scaling new heights. The U.S. President Donald Trump has tried to explain that with the comparison he has made. Trump has rated the pandemic worse than the deadly 9/11 attacks on the world trade center.
With close to 12.6 lakh cases the U.S is the most affected country in the world due to the pandemic. “This is worse than Pearl Harbor. This is worse than the World Trade Center. And it should have never happened“, said President Trump.
Around 3,000 people were killed in the deadly terrorist attack on the world trade center that took place on September 11, 2001. While the surprise Japanese attack in 941 on the Pearl Harbor naval base in Hawaii during World War II killed 2,335 American soldiers.
The U.S has recorded over 74, 000 deaths with over 10 lakh active cases in the country. Around 1.7lakh people have recovered so far in the country.