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  What happened on 11 September
The horror begins - smoke billows out of the first tower of the World Trade Center
1/14 The horror begins - smoke billows out of the first tower of the World Trade Center
Then, almost unbelievably, a second plane is flown into the other tower
2/14 Then, almost unbelievably, a second plane is flown into the other tower
New Yorkers look on in horror at the destruction
3/14 New Yorkers look on in horror at the destruction
Smoke from the towers dominates the skyline
4/14 Smoke from the towers dominates the skyline
South of New York, the Pentagon was also attacked in Washington DC
5/14 South of New York, the Pentagon was also attacked in Washington DC
The south tower collapses first in a shower of ash and dust
6/14 The south tower collapses first in a shower of ash and dust
As the towers collapse, a huge cloud of dust covers the city
7/14 As the towers collapse, a huge cloud of dust covers the city
The smoke and debris were visible from the space shuttle, which was passing over New York at the time
8/14 The smoke and debris were visible from the space shuttle, which was passing over New York at the time
Smoke and dust choke the city, as people flee for their lives
9/14 Smoke and dust choke the city, as people flee for their lives
The dust from the towers hangs in the air, making it difficult for people to breathe
10/14 The dust from the towers hangs in the air, making it difficult for people to breathe
Later in the day, reports come in of a fourth plane crash in Pennsylvania
11/14 Later in the day, reports come in of a fourth plane crash in Pennsylvania
The new president of the United States struggles to cope with the news just like everyone else
12/14 The new president of the United States struggles to cope with the news just like everyone else
As the light fades, rescue workers still hunt for survivors in the rubble
13/14 As the light fades, rescue workers still hunt for survivors in the rubble
As dawn breaks, New Yorkers wake up to a very different skyline
14/14 As dawn breaks, New Yorkers wake up to a very different skyline

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