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Copyright 2001 The Herald-Dispat

Emergency personnel carry an orange body bag with the remains of a victim of the World Trade Center crash from the rubble Sept. 13, 2001. Two hijacked airliners were crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, destroying both buildings. (AP Photo/Bill Farrington)

Gallery: The Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks

Sep. 10, 2011 @ 07:19 PM

On Tuesday, Sept. 11, terrorists hijacked airplanes and used them to destroy the Twin Towers in New York City and damage the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. One of the planes crashed in a field in rural Pennsylvania.

Excluding the 19 hijackers, the death toll stands at 2,998 with 24 more presumed dead,