- It has been twenty years since the world changed forever after America suffered its world terror attack
- Terrorists flew two aeroplanes into the World Trade Centre causing thousands of deaths in the nation
- The world reflected on that fateful day by sharing their thoughts, memories and emotions on social media
It has been 20 years since that fateful day in New York when the world changed forever. Terrorists flew two passenger aeroplanes into the World Trade Centre causing thousands of casualties and the collapse of the skyscrapers.
Social media users took to the internet to reflect on the 20th anniversary of the September 11 terror attacks.
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"20 years ago some people went to bed in anticipation of another working day in New York City.
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Tonight before you go to sleep in preparation for your life tomorrow, kiss loved ones, snuggle a little tighter, and never take one second for granted."
"Never Forget #911Anniversary , please remember that life is short and it’s a gift that you’re alive, don’t waste it. Red heart
So tonight before you go to sleep in preparation for your life tomorrow, kiss loved ones, snuggle a little tighter, and never take one second for granted."
"20 years ago, foreign forces destroyed an American icon & many lives were lost. 20 years later, America is being destroyed from within.
This #911anniversary, let's honor those lost by overcoming differences with the kind of solidarity that took root when the Towers came down."
"September 11th, 2001. A day nobody will ever forget. Our country was assaulted and attacked by members of the Al-Qaeda group. 2,977 lives lost on this day. This had an affect on not only this country but everybody around the world as they saw this unfold. #911Anniversary."
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Meanwhile, twelve members of the US military were killed and 15 more were injured in an attack at Kabul's airport on Thursday, August 26. General Kenneth McKenzie, head of the US Central Command, confirmed the news at a briefing.
McKenzie said the attack included two bombers followed by gunmen opening fire.
ISIS had claimed responsibility for the attack as members of the group shared photos online of the bomber who carried out the dastardly act.