Photos: US pays homage on the 16th anniversary of the 9/11 World trade centre attack


US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump observe a moment of silence on September 11, 2017, at the White House in Washington, DC, during the 16th anniversary of 9/11. 
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The United States came under attack on September 11th, 2001 after Osama bin Laden orchestrated a massive attack on the country. Here are images of the incident and the homage paid by Donal Trump