The moment the World Trade Center in New York collapsed on September 11, 2001 – Photo: US Secret Service
A series of photos capturing moments on September 11 and the following days in New York, some of which were taken by Secret Service agents, were posted this week with the keywords “September 11” and “September 11”. “never forget”.
It is expected that the US Secret Service will continue to release more images until September 11 this year. Meanwhile, US President Joe Biden announced that he would declassify documents related to the investigation of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).
In one photo, the World Trade Center tower smokes after being hit by two planes. In another, a medical worker covered his face as he walked through the dust after the attack. Next, a photo showed badly damaged cars in the Secret Service’s garage.
Smoke rises from the World Trade Center after being attacked – Photo: US Secret Service
“It reminds me of a monster movie when I was a kid, like a dinosaur or some creature chasing people on Broadway,” an FBI agent with the codename “JA” revealed on the news site. News.com.au.
The agent was negotiating a hostage situation in New York when it happened. He participated in the investigation of two suspects after the attack.
A medical worker walks under a blanket of ash after the attack – Photo: US Secret Service
On September 11, 2001, two towers of the World Trade Center in the United States were attacked. Al Qaeda terrorists hijacked four passenger planes and crashed into the building, two of which crashed into the towers of the World Trade Center in New York, one crashed near the Pentagon and the other crashed. fell again in Pennsylvania.
In New York, the attack completely destroyed two towers and claimed the lives of 2,753 people. The area has now been rebuilt, with a new complex and new World Trade Center buildings.
Vehicles were heavily damaged in the basement of the US Secret Service office – Photo: US Secret Service
Former US Secret Service director Brian Stafford met with senior staff after the attack – Photo: US Secret Service