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On 9/11/01 11:22 AM, “Anson Lee” wrote:

> Do you also think the US is going to consider this to be tantamount to
> sending a cruise missile into their airspace and retaliate in a similar
> manner if they can locate terrorist camps etc?
> BTW, I’m waiting to hear from relatives and friends who live and work in
> Manhattan. All phones are down… Are you able to get in touch with anyone
> there?

NYC is shut down, man.

In a crisis such as this, the local phone company typically snubs all incoming Long-Distance traffic to the disaster-affected area so that emergency and outbound calls can be routed as efficiently as possible.