September 11 is recognised in the US as ‘Patriot Day’ and National Day of Service and Remembrance to commemorate the terror attacks.
The annual Tribute in Light illuminated above the skyline of lower Manhattan and One World Trade Center to mark the 22nd anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in New York City. Image Source: Getty Images. On September 11, 2001 Al-Qaeda commando crashed two hijacked civilian airliners into New York’s twin towers killing 2,753 people. Image Source: People visit the 9/11 Memorial and Museum at the Ground Zero site in lower Manhattan commemorating the the 22nd anniversary of the attacks. A deafening roar had rocked New York as the trade centre’s south and north towers collapsed. The incident commenced a global war on terror which included American led conflicts in both Iraq and Afghanistan.