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Utah leaders reflect on 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks

Sep 11, 2021, 4:52 PM

SALT LAKE CITY — Saturday marked the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terror attacks on the United States.

Terrorists hijacked four commercial airliners. Two crashed into the World Trade Center in New York City, a third crashed into the Pentagon in Washington, D.C. The fourth plane crashed in Shanksville, Pennsylvania. 

In all, 2,977 people lost their lives on that tragic day, including 2,606 at the World Trade Center. Another 6,000 people were injured in the attacks.

On Saturday, some of Utah’s leaders went to social media to share their thoughts on the anniversary of the attacks. Here is what they had to say.

 

 

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Utah leaders reflect on 20th anniversary of 9/11 attacks