12 September 2001
The summaries in English were extracted from complete articles published on Il Centro - Quotidiano d'Abruzzo and Il Messaggero - Abruzzo edition.
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12 September 2001 - Il Messaggero
Possible targets in Abruzzo protected / Protetti i possibili obiettivi della regione
A number of sites in Abruzzo were on red alert, mostly telecommunications centers like Telespazio, the "Micron" plant in Avezzano, Pescara airport, the Agip oil plant at Ortona, the Gran Sasso laboratory. Flight Pescara-Toronto with 280 passengers had to land in Ireland. The Abruzzese communities in New York and Pittsburgh are very large. All official meetings were suspended.