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Thursday, 13 September, 2001, 06:10 GMT 07:10 UK
In pictures: America attacked - day two
As rescuers searched for survivors from the rubble in New York and Washington on Wednesday, the hunt began for the attackers.

The scale of the assault on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon began to sink in as countries across the world joined the US in condemning the terrorist attacks.

Dawn in New York on Wednesday
Dawn revealed New York's skyline changed forever

World Trade Center debris
Devastation was absolute

Relatives of World Trade Center victims
Relatives waited for news of loved ones

World Trade Center complex
Seaching continues for thousands believed trapped under rubble

Volunteers in New Jersey
Along the Hudson River volunteers formed human chains to pass supplies to boats

Fire-fighters in New York
Firefighters, who lost colleagues in the tragedy, exhausted by the rescue efforts

President Bush at the Pentagon
President Bush said he was overwhelmed by the destruction he saw at the Pentagon

Governor George Pataki, Mayor Rudolph Giuliani and Senator Hillary Rodham Clinton
New York's political leaders survey the devastation

Flags at half mast at the George Washington Monument
A country mourned, with flags flown at half mast

New York scene
Despair could be seen everywhere

Smoke from the World Trade Center seen from the International Space Station
The resullt of the devastating attack could be seen from space

Ruth McCourt and daughter Juliana, killed on Flight 175
Among the first victims to be named: Ruth McCourt and daughter Juliana, killed on Flight 175

The US Embassy in London
Tributes were laid in London and throughout the world

See also:

11 Sep 01 | Americas
In pictures: Terror strikes New York
12 Sep 01 | Americas
In pictures: Atrocities' aftermath
12 Sep 01 | Americas
In pictures: Attack on the Pentagon
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