11 September 2012

911 - 11 Years On, The Pain Still Linger On!

Americans mark 11th anniversary of 9/11 attacks September 11, 2012
The Tribute in Light is illuminated next to the Statue of Liberty (C) and One World Trade Center (L) during events marking the 11th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks on the World Trade Center in New York, September 10, 2012. — Reuters pic 

NEW YORK, Sept 11 — Memorial ceremonies marking the anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks began Tuesday under clear blue skies that recalled the crisp morning 11 years ago when nearly 3,000 people were killed by airliners hijacked by Islamist militants. Two of the jets brought down the Twin Towers of New York City’s World Trade Centre; another extensively damaged the Pentagon outside Washington and a fourth crashed in a field in rural Pennsylvania when passengers aboard that flight revolted against the hijackers. At Ground Zero in New York where the towers once stood, more than 1,000 relatives of those killed and others gathered for the annual reading of the list of 2,983 people killed at the three sites. 

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