New York pays ‘tribute in lights’ on 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attack
The September 11 attacks had shaken the United States and had a huge impact globally as it was one of the most dreadful attacks ever made by the terrorist group al-Qaeda.
As US marked the 19th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attack on Friday, New York City was seen shining in the twin beams of blue as a tribute to those killed in the terror attack which occurred in the year 2001. Nearly 3,000 people were killed when hijackers flew commercial airplanes into New York’s World Trade Centre, the Pentagon and a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
On its 19th anniversary which was held during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the 9/11 Memorial & Museum said on Twitter, ”NYC shines in blue on the 19th anniversary of 9/11. #TributeinLight’s twin beams remind us of our loss and the blue lights shining from the facades and spires of buildings like @OneWTC and the @EmpireStateBldg remind us of our solidarity and strength together. #Honor911.”
The September 11 attacks had shaken the United States and had a huge impact globally as it was one of the most dreadful attacks ever made by the terrorist group al-Qaeda.In the incident, nearly nineteen al-Qaeda terrorists hijacked four US passenger planes and used two of the planes for crashing into the Twin Towers of the World Trade Center complex in Manhattan.