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World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

Twelve years since they lost their loved ones at the World Trade Center in the worst terrorist attack in American history, hundreds of still-mourning family and friends attended a somber ceremony on Wednesda to honor those who died.

News Nation Bureau | Updated : 11 September 2013, 10:55:01 AM
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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The second plane hits the South Tower of the World Trade Center.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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Passerby watch as World Trade Centre turns into dust on September 11.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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Survivor recounts horror as World Trade Centre falls.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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From top to bottom, and left to right: The World Trade Center burning
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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At 9:02AM, air traffic controllers looked out of their window and witnessed a plane go into rapid descent and then hit the South Tower of the World Trade Center.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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Another plane minutes before hitting second tower of World Trade Centre.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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Flight 11 crashes into North Tower of the World Trade Center, between floors 93 and 99.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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The National September 11 Memorial & Museum is the principal memorial and museum commemorating the September 11 attacks of 2001.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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Hundreds of still-mourning family and friends attended a somber ceremony on Wednesday to honour those who died.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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12th anniversary of the September 11th attacks on the United States was observed with ceremonies around the US and elsewhere.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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Almost three-thousand people died in the attacks on the World Trade Centre and the Pentagon, and in a plane crash in Virginia on September 11, 2001.
World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

World remembers 9/11 attacks on 12th anniversary

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Wednesday marks the 12th anniversary of the horrific 9/11 attacks in the United States that killed around 3000 people.