9/11 observances: Moments of silence to start 12th year since terror attacks

9/11 observances: Moments of silence to start 12th year since terror attacks

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For the 12th consecutive September 11, many Americans will fall silent at 8:46 a.m. Wednesday.

Twelve years after terrorists killed 2,977 people — beginning with American Airlines Flight 11’s crash into the north tower of the World Trade Center at 8:46 a.m. on September 11, 2001 — observances are planned at the sites of the disasters.

In what has become a tradition, family members of victims of both the 2001 and 1993 attacks on the World Trade Center will read names of their loved ones at a ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial Plaza in New York. The 9/11 attack killed 2,753 people in New York, including 403 police and firefighters. The 1993 bombing killed six people.

Moments of silence will mark the 8:46 a.m. impact and the 9:03 a.m. crash of United Airlines Flight 175 into the World Trade Center south tower.

Political figures will not speak at the New…

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