Thousands of Israelis Missing Near WTC, Pentagon

Published September 12th, 2001 - 02:00 GMT

The Israeli foreign ministry in Jerusalem has so far received the names of 4,000 Israelis believed to have been in the areas of the World Trade Center and the Pentagon at the time of the attack Tuesday, Israel’s Army Radio said.  

The list is made up of people who have not yet made contact with friends or family, the radio said, cited by The Jerusalem Post newspaper.  

Telephone connections between Israel and the New York City and Washington, D.C. areas has been sporadic and unreliable since the multiple attacks.  

Ten thousand people are estimated to have been killed in the New York attacks and another 800 in Washington.  

Several hundred also went down with the hijacked planes – 


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