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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump arrive to observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in Washington, DC. (AFP)
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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in Washington, DC. (AFP)
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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump observe a moment of silence on the South Lawn of the White House to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in Washington, DC. (AFP)
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US President Donald Trump observes a moment of silence at the White House to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in Washington, DC. (AFP)
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US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump hold hands as they arrive as they are saluted by Joint Chiefs Chairman General Joseph Dunford during a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, US. (Reuters)
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President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump arrive for a moment of silence honoring the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington. (AP)
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US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, US. (Reuters)
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US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump place a wreath at the Pentagon Memorial during a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks at the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, US. (Reuters)
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US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump lay a wreath during a ceremony marking the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. (AFP)
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US President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump participate in a 911 memorial ceremony at the Pentagon to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in Arlington, Virginia. (Getty Images/AFP)
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US President Donald Trump shakes hands with Secretary of Defense Mark Esper during a 911 memorial ceremony at the Pentagon to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in Arlington, Virginia. (Getty Images/AFP)
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US President Donald Trump points to the sky during a 911 memorial ceremony at the Pentagon to commemorate the anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks in Arlington, Virginia. (Getty Images/AFP)
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US Secretary of Defense Mark Esper (C) hosts a wreath laying ceremony with former US President George W. Bush (L) and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld to mark the 18th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks at the Pentagon in Washington, DC. (AFP)
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House Minority leader Kevin McCarthy (R-CA), US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) observe a moment of silence with fellow members of Congress at the US Capitol to mark the 18th anniversary of Sept. 11 attacks in Washington. (Reuters)
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House Minority Whip Steve Scalize (R-LA), House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-CA), and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer (D-MD) gather on the Capitol Steps with members of the House of Representatives during an observance and campus wide moment of silence for the National Day of Service and Remembrance honoring victims of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. (Getty Images/AFP)
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New York City firefighters salute in front of a memorial on the side of a firehouse adjacent to One World Trade Center and the 9/11 Memorial site during ceremonies on the 18th anniversary of 9/11 terrorist attacks in New York. (AP)
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A picture is placed in a name along the National Sept. 11 Memorial during a morning commemoration ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks 18 years after the day in New York City. (Getty Images/AFP)
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Friends and family of victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, pause at the National September 11 Memorial during a morning commemoration ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks 18 years after the day in New York City. (Getty Images/AFP)ity. (Getty Images/AFP)
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A lei is placed at the 9/11 during the September 11 Commemoration Ceremony at the at the World Trade Center in New York. (AFP)
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The niece of Luis Eduardo Torres, who was killed while working as a broker at Cantor Fitzgerald, copies out his name at the National September 11 Memorial during a morning commemoration ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks 18 years after the day. (Getty Images/AFP)
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People gather at one of the pools at the National September 11 Memorial following a morning commemoration ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks Eighteen years after the day. (Getty Images/AFP)
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People leave flowers and flags during the September 11 Commemoration Ceremony at the 9/11 Memorial at the World Trade Center. (AFP)
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Alexandra Hamatie, whose cousin Robert Horohoe was killed on September 11, pauses at the National September 11 Memorial during a morning commemoration ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks 18 years after the day in New York City. (Getty Images/AFP)
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People observe a moment of silence during ceremonies at the National September 11 Memorial in New York City. (Getty Images/AFP)
Updated 12 September 2019

US marks 18th anniversary of 9/11

Throughout the United States, services are being held to remember the 2,977 people who were killed in New York, the Pentagon and in a field in rural Pennsylvania during the Sept. 11 attacks in 2001.