U.S reminisces the 9/11 terror attack victims on its 17th anniversary

Today, the United States marks the 17th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks which crushed New York and stunned the rest of the world.

On September 11, 2001, 19 activists related with the Islamic extremist group al-Qaeda hijacked four planes and completed suicide assaults against focuses in the United States. Two of the planes were flown into the twin towers of the World Trade Center in New York City, a third plane hit the Pentagon simply outside Washington, D.C., and the fourth plane slammed in a field in Pennsylvania. Very nearly 3,000 individuals were killed during the 9/11 terror attacks while in excess of 1,000 casualties stay unidentified.

The impact caused an enormous blast that showered burning debris over encompassing structures and onto the avenues beneath.

Islamic terrorist group Al-Qaeda claimed responsibility for the 9/11 terror attacks.

Osama bin Laden, the mastermind behind the September 11th attacks, remained at large until May 2, 2011, when he was finally tracked down and killed by U.S. forces at a hideout in Abbottabad, Pakistan.

US President Donald Trump attended a memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania later today near where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed.

US observes 17th anniversary of 9/11 attack

“We come together, today, to recall this timeless truth: When America is united, no force on Earth can break us apart. Our values endure; our people thrive; our nation prevails, and the memory of our loved ones never fades,” he said.

Just outside Washington, Vice President Mike Pence attended a service at the Pentagon for groups of those killed when a captured plane collided with the building.

In New York, a ceremony was held at the World Trade Center Memorial Plaza, amid which the families of the casualties read the names of the people who were executed in the assaults.

A citywide moment of silence was observed for the duration of the morning.