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U.S. remembers 9/11 victims on 17th anniversary

SHANKSVILLE, PENNSYLVANIA, UNITED STATES (SEPTEMBER 11, 2018) (RESTRICTED POOL) – U.S. President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence presided over 9/11 memorial services as the U.S. marked the 17th anniversary of the September 11, 2001 attacks on Tuesday (September 11).

Speaking to families of 9/11 victims in Pennsylvania, where hijacked Flight 93 crashed into an open field, Trump thanked relatives for their sacrifice in a patriotic speech that was interrupted by applause several times.

Pence led the memorial service at the Pentagon, which was hit by American Airlines Flight 77 , killing 184 people.

Almost 3,000 people were killed in the worst attack on U.S. soil since the 1941 bombing of Pearl Harbor.


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