Memorial to the victims of 11 September terrorist attacks.
The official New York City observance of the 10th anniversary of September 11 took place at the World Trade Center site at 8:40am – 12:30pm Sunday, September 11th, 2011. About 3,000 people died when four airliners were crashed into the World Trade Center in New York, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field. Four moments of silence will be , observed to commemorate the times when each plane hit and each tower fell, starting at 8:46 a.m. New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg said a “perfect blue sky morning” had turned into “the blackest of nights” on 9/11. Mr Obama and his wife, Michelle, attended ceremonies in New York. President Barack Obama has said that the United States is stronger 10 years on from the 9/11 attacks and al-Qaeda is “on the path to defeat”.
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