Pedestrians walk through the ash covered streets Sept. 11, 2001, after the attacks on the nearby World Trade Center towers in New York. This picture was shot by John Labriola, who had an office on the 71st floor of the building. He escaped with no injuries. (AP Photo/John Labriola)
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,