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Copyright 2001 The Herald-Dispat

As rescue efforts continue in the rubble of the World Trade Center, President Bush greets firefighters at the site during a tour of the devastation, Sept. 14, 2001. Bush is standing on a burned fire truck. Bush toured the disaster site on foot after getting a helicopter view of the devastation. More than 4,700 people remain missing in the devastation of the World Trade Center. (AP Photo/Doug Mills)

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,

 

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