Smoke billows from the North and South Towers of the World Trade Center before they collapsed on September 11, 2001 in New York, NY - Sputnik International, 1920, 09.09.2021
9/11: 20 Years Later
On 11 September 2001, 19 al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked and crashed four passenger jets, destroying the World Trade Centre towers in New York and damaging the Pentagon. The attack killed almost 3,000 people and injured 25,000, prompting the launch of US-led military campaigns in Afghanistan and Iraq.

Recovery Workers March in NYC in Commemoration of 9/11 Victims

© AFP 2022 / CHET STRANGEA firefighter in full gear pauses for a moment of silence as he participates with first responders, victim's family members and supporters in the 2021 Colorado 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre on September 11, 2021 in Morrison, outside Denver, Colorado.
A firefighter in full gear pauses for a moment of silence as he participates with first responders, victim's family members and supporters in the 2021 Colorado 9/11 Memorial Stair Climb at the Red Rocks Park and Amphitheatre on September 11, 2021 in  Morrison, outside Denver, Colorado. - Sputnik International, 1920, 12.09.2021
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11 September marked twenty years since one of the deadliest terror attacks in the history of humankind.
Sputnik goes live from New York City where 9/11 recovery workers have gathered for a march to commemorate those who were involved in the rescue and recovery efforts following the terrorist attack on New York's World Trade Centre and lost their lives as a result of it.
The death toll from the attacks stands at 2,977 people, while over 25,000 more were injured at the World Trade Centre, the Pentagon, and in Somerset County, Pennsylvania.
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