American troops in Afghanistan have been the first to honor the 1747 victims of the attacks of September 11, 2001, while more than 700 U.S. bases in the U.S. read the names of all those killed in this attack occurred 10 years ago .
In New York, right on the “ground zero”, Barack Obama, U.S. President, George W. Obama’s predecessor Bush, Michael Bloomberg, mayor of New York, and hundreds of people gathered to offer the first minute of silence to honor the victims of 9-11, on its tenth anniversary of the attacks.
This is the first time you perform the ceremony commemorating the attacks of 9-11 from inside the “ground zero”, which has built a park in memory of the nearly 3,000 people lost their lives and 9-11 also officially opens today.
The mayor of the Big Apple introduced the first words in this tribute to then make way for President Obama who recited Psalm 46 from the Bible and then: “God is our refuge and strength, a very present help in trouble. Therefore, no fear, though the earth be removed and the mountains be carried into the sea. “
Later, Mayor Bloomberg went back on stage to begin reading the names of the 2983 people who perished that day in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania, as well as those who died in the attacks on the WTC in 1993.
At 09:03 local time (13:03 GMT), coinciding with the moment of impact of aircraft to the twin buildings, began the second minute of silence, preceded by the ringing of bells in places of worship in the city. Sixty seconds later, Bush called on those who died in the Civil War in America.