17 years since the bloodiest terrorist attack in the history of United States
17 years have passed since the bloodiest terrorist act in the United States. The annual ceremony will be held in New York, near the memorial dedicated to this day.
The names of the victims will be read. The reading will be symbolically terminated five times.
Nearly 3,000 people died on 9/11 when other airplanes were flown into New York"s World Trade Center and the Pentagon in an attack planned by al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden.