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Saturday, 15 September, 2001, 13:02 GMT 14:02 UK
Services held for attack victims
People observing a 3 minute silence
Thousands stood still to remember the victims in the US
Across Wales, civic and church leaders across Wales led a three minute silence at 1100BST on Friday for the victims of the US terrorist attacks.

Churches also hold special services to remember the dead and injured and their families over the weekend. The events include:


  • Welsh Assembly First Minister Rhodri Morgan was joined by assembly staff for three minutes silence at the administration's offices in Cathays Park.

  • In Cardiff Bay, leaders of the political parties in Wales stood in silence.

  • School children at Llanedeyrn Primary School have written prayers for the victims for the attacks.

    Candles have been lit for the victims
    Candles have been lit for the victims

  • Prayers were said at the Madina Mosque in Cathays, Cardiff.

  • The New York Deli in the city centre held a candlelit vigil.

  • Cymdeithas yr Iaith Gymraeg held an all-night vigil for peace at the assembly building in Cardiff Bay.

  • Llandaff Cathedral held an evensong service at 1800BST on Friday.

    Wrexham: Queens Square three minutes silence were observed.

    Llanberis: Workers at Euro DPC, an American owned factory, silently offer their thoughts for the victims.

    Brecon: The Dean of Brecon, the Very Reverend John Davies, led a midday service with prayers for the dead and injured at Brecon Cathedral.

    Books of condolence are being signed
    Books of condolence are being signed

    Merthyr Tydfil: The Reverend David Protheroe held a memorial service at the Tabernacle Church, Brecon Road, Merthyr Tydfil at 1900BST.

    Monmouthshire: Council leaders stand at flags outside county hall to offer their respects to the victims.

    Newbridge: Newbridge British Legion held a three-minute silence at the town's war memorial, joined by 200 people.

    Pontypool: Three minute silence at the Memorial Gates, Pontypool Park.

    St Asaph: A vigil and prayers are said from 0800-2000BST at St Asaph Cathedral.

    Monmouth: St Mary's parish church opens from 1030-1230BST for silent prayers to the victims.


  • A minutes silence has been observed at League of Wales football matches.

  • A special service has been held at Cathays Methodist Church on Crwys Road at 0930BST.


  • A special service for the victims of the American terrorist attacks takes place at the Salvation Army, Wesley Street, Cwmbran at 1030BST.

  • Shree Swaminarayan Hindu temple in Grangetown in Cardiff holds a service at 1830BST.

  • A book of condolence from the people of Wales to those of the United States following the New York disaster has been opened at Cardiff City Hall.

  • People have been invited to sign a book at St Elli shopping centre in Llanelli in west Wales on the weekend.

  • Wrexham Borough Council has opened a book of condolences to the people of the United States at the Guildhall.

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