September 11 remembered

Today marks the 20th anniversary of the infamous terrorist attacks in the United States on September 11, 2001. Today, people around the world will pause to remember 9/11 – that terrible day twenty years ago. Almost 3,000 people from 90 countries lost their lives when two hijacked planes were crashed into the twin towers of New York’s World Trade Center, causing their total collapse and the deaths of thousands, with another hijacked plane crashing into the Pentagon in Washington DC.…

On the tenth anniversary of 9/11

On that awfully-memorable day in  2001: Coordinated suicide attacks involving hijacked passenger jets were launched against the World Trade Center in New York; against the Pentagon in Washington, DC; and an attack thwarted by passengers on a jet flying above Pennsylvania. Nearly 3,000 people died in this mass murder (including 67 Britons). They comprised people of more than 90 different nationalities. Over 6,200 people were injured. 24 people are still officially missing. Even though the terror of that day involved…

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