Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

12-Sep-2017
  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump observe a moment of silence on September 11, 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC, during the 16th anniversary of 9/11. 
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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    Abraham Galindo cleans the area around artist Heath Satow's sculpture honoring victims of the September 11, 2001 World Trade Center attacks, on September 11, 2017 in Rosemead, California. The sculpture contains 2,976 stainless-steel doves, representing victims of the 2001 attacks, welded together to create a pair of giant hands lifting an original piece twisted steel beam from New York's World Trade Center. 
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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    Smoke billows up from the ground after one of the towers of the twin towers of the World Trade Center towers collapsed 11 September, 2001 in New York. AFP PHOTO Henny Ray ABRAMS. HENNY RAY ABRAMS / AFP

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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    Smoke and flames billow out of the World Trade towers before its collapse 11 September, 2001 in New York. AFP PHOTO Henny Ray ABRAMS. HENNY RAY ABRAMS / AFP

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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    The twin towers of the World Trade Center billow smoke after hijacked airliners crashed into them early 11 September, 2001. The suspected terrorist attack has caused the collapsed of both towers. AFP PHOTO/Henny Ray ABRAMS. HENNY RAY ABRAMS / AFP

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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    Firefighters make their way through the rubble of the World Trade Center 11 September 2001 in New York after two hijacked planes flew into the landmark skyscrapers. AFP PHOTO/Doug KANTER
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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    This photo released by the New York City Office of Emergency Management 17 September, 2001, shows an aerial view of the World Trade Center 16 September, 2001. The twin towers of the center were destroyed by terrorists crashing commercial jet planes into the structures. AFP PHOTO/POOL/NEW YORK CITY OFFICE OF EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT. NYC OFFICE EMERGENCY MANAGEMENT / AFP

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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    Smoke continues to rise from the destroyed World Trade Center 15 September 2001 in New York. US President George W. Bush declared the United States "at war" against the "barbarians" who led terror strikes on New York and Washington, including the man he called the "prime suspect": Osama bin Laden. AFP PHOTO/POOL/KEITH MEYERS/THE NEW YORK TIMES. KEITH MEYERS / THE NEW YORK TIMES / AFP

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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    This photo released by the New York City Mayor's office 19 September 2001 shows the still smouldering wreckage of the World Trade Center twin towers on 18 September 2001. The twin towers were attacked by terrorists using hijacked airliners on 11 September. AFP PHOTO/New York Mayor's Office. HO / NEW YORK MAYOR'S OFFICE / AFP

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    Early morning light illuminates the wreckage of the World Trade Center 25 September, 2001 in New York. Search and rescue efforts continue in the aftermath of the 11 September terrorist attack. AFP PHOTO/Eric FEFERBERG. ERIC FEFERBERG / AFP

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  • Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack

    Early morning light illuminates the wreckage of the World Trade Center 25 September, 2001 in New York. Search and rescue efforts continue in the aftermath of the 11 September terrorist attack. AFP PHOTO/Eric FEFERBERG. ERIC FEFERBERG / AFP

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