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'I'm going to die': 9/11 horror in victims' own words

They called on God and they called for human help, but in the end the victims who phoned from 9/11's inferno knew there was no one to hear their screams. --PHOTO: AFP NEW YORK (AFP) - They called on God and they called for human help, but in the end the victims who phoned from 9/11's inferno knew there was no one to hear their screams. Most of the nearly 3,000 people blown apart on Sept 11, 2001, when hijackers turned four planes into missiles against the Pentagon and New York's World Trade Center, died in their own, very private hell. But thanks to the radios of first responders, mobile phones, the office phones in the Twin Towers and even onboard payphones in the hijacked airliners, some of the doomed were able to place a final message to the outside world. Melissa Doi, a 32-year-old manager at IQ Financial Systems on the 83rd floor of the World Trade Center's South Towe...

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