Rescue workers remove debris from the rubble of the World Trade Center towers Sept. 13, 2001, in New York. The search for survivors and the recovery of the victims continues since Tuesday's terrorist attack.(AP Photo/Beth A. Keiser, pool)
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,