Sunday, September 11, 2005
BBC NEWS | Americas | US pauses to recall 9/11 attacks
US pauses to recall 9/11 attacks
A mourner holds up a picture of New York City Fire Department Battalion Chief, Louis Joseph Modafferi
Many of the mourners have been overcome with emotion
A memorial service to mark the 11 September 2001 attacks on the USA has been taking place at the former site of New York's World Trade Center.
Names of the 2,749 victims of the Twin Towers attack were read out by their brothers and sisters.
The ceremony paused for a minute's silence at 0846 (1246 GMT) when the first plane hit the north tower.
In New Orleans, New York police helping with the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina are holding their own ceremony.
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