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In pictures: Sixth 9/11 anniversary

Firefighters hold a US flag damaged in the 9/11 attacks at a sixth anniversary ceremony

The United States has marked the sixth anniversary of the 11 September 2001 attacks with a series of tributes.

A man wipes away tears at a New York ceremony to mark six years since 9/11

In New York, the families of those who died after two planes ploughed into the World Trade Center paid their respects once more.

Manhattan firefighters salute during a moment of silence

Punctuated by silences to mark the moments when the planes hit and the towers collapsed, the names of the 2,749 victims were read out by rescue workers.

The World Trade Center site, pictured early on 11 September 2007

For the first time, much of the ceremony was held away from the World Trade Center site, where construction work is under way on four new towers.

President George W and Laura Bush take part in a memorial ceremony at the White House

President George W Bush, who has previously laid a wreath at Ground Zero, this year held a ceremony at the White House.

A soldier stands by a tribute to the 11 September 2001 attacks at the Pentagon

Another memorial was held at the Pentagon, where 184 people died when a plane was flown into the building.

A ceremony at Shanksville, Pennsylvania, where hijackers brought down United Airlines Flight 93

Families also gathered in Shanksville, Pennsylvania, to remember the 40 passengers and crew who lost their lives when hijackers brought down United Airlines Flight 93.

Troops stationed in Kabul, Afghanistan, mark the sixth anniversary of the attacks

The anniversary was also marked by US forces serving in Afghanistan and elsewhere.




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