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Wednesday, 12 September, 2001, 10:40 GMT 11:40 UK
In pictures: Europe in shock
People across Europe were stunned as they watched the terrorist attacks in America - and their horrific aftermath - unfold. The reverberations were felt as security was tightened at potential targets in Europe.


Woman lights candle in Gothenburg
A square in the Swedish city of Gothenburg becomes a sea of candles as people mourn those killed in the attack

US embassy in Berlin
In Berlin, an armoured personnel carrier was stationed outside the US embassy as floral tributes piled up

German school children in Berlin
These Berlin school children feared the worst from the attacks - their sign reads "No World War 3"

US embassy in Madrid
Security was also tightened outside the US embassy in Madrid

Charles de Gaulle airport
Travellers across Europe faced chaos after US airspace was closed and flights cancelled

US embassy in Moscow
Russians paid their respects with flowers outside the US embassy in Moscow

Russian newspapers
And Russian papers were filled with apocalyptic pictures of the devastation in New York and Washington

US soldiers in Bosnia
US soldiers in Bosnia watched in horror as the world trade centre crumbled live on TV
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