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Copyright 2001 The Herald-Dispat

Funeral workers from Joseph A. Brizzi & Sons Inc., Jim Mocha, left, and Phil DiFranco, look at an informal memorial, and mural by artist Nick Mora, on their way to work Saturday, Sept. 15, 2001, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. The mural honors victims of Tuesday's World Trade Center attack. (AP Photo/Suzanne Plunkett)

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,