US Marks 17th Anniversary of 9/11 Terror Attacks

President Donald Trump, left and first lady Melania Trump, center, and Pennsylvania Governor Tom Wolf, listen as the names of the 44 people who died in the crash of Flight 93 are read during the September 11th Flight 93 Memorial Service in Shanksville, Pa – VOA News

(VOA News) – Americans on Tuesday marked the 17th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks that killed almost 3,000 people in New York, Virginia and Pennsylvania.

President Donald Trump attended a ceremony at the 9/11 memorial in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, near where United Airlines Flight 93 crashed after 40 passengers and crew members retook control of the plane from al-Qaida-affiliated hijackers.

Read more of this story

(Visited 314 times, 1 visits today)
About Cholo Brooks 16883 Articles
Joel Cholo Brooks is a Liberian journalist who previously worked for several international news outlets including the BBC African Service. He is the CEO of the Global News Network which publishes two local weeklies, The Star and The GNN-Liberia Newspapers. He is a member of the Press Union Of Liberia (PUL) since 1986, and several other international organizations of journalists, and is currently contributing to the South Africa Broadcasting Corporation as Liberia Correspondent.