Today marks the 15th anniversary of the September 11 attacks in the United States of America.
On this day in 2001, al Qaeda terrorists led a string of four coordinated attacks on the United States leading to the deaths of 2,977 people.
Islamist terrorists hijacked a passenger plane and forced it to crash into the World Trade center in New York.
People gathered in their hundreds in Manhattan to commemorate the lives lost at the World Trade Center on the day of the attacks.
Family members and friends of people that died during the attacks gathered at St Patrick’s Cathedral in New York to remember their loved ones
Present were Presidential aspirants Hillary Clinton and and Donald Trump as the names of the dead was read.