New York prepares to mark 11th 9/11 anniversary

The names of those who lost their lives in the September 11th terror attacks in 2001 as well as those who died in the 1993 attack will be read by family members, at the site of the World trade Center.

Firemen work around the World Trade Center after both towers collapsed in New York on September 11, 2001
Firemen work around the World Trade Center after both towers collapsed in New York on September 11, 2001 Credit: Reuters

There will be pauses for six moments which mark the timeline of the 9/11 attacks which left 2,998 dead.

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9/11 victims remembered

Families of the victims of the 9/11 attacks in New York have paid tribute to their loved ones during a ceremony at Ground Zero. It is 11 years ago today that nearly 3,000 people died in the atrocity. President Obama led the memorial at Washington.