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Bell Tolls To Mark 2nd Plane Hitting South Tower On 9/11

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   A second bell has tolled at 9:03 a.m. at ground zero to mark the moment a second terrorist-piloted plane slammed into the World Trade Center's south tower. 
     Monday marked the 16th anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
     Then victims' relatives again began reading the names of the nearly 3,000 people killed when four hijacked planes hit the trade center, the Pentagon and a Pennsylvania field on Sept. 11, 2001.
     Republican President Donald Trump, a native New Yorker, observed a moment of silence at the White House and then participating in an observance at the Pentagon. It's his first time observing the anniversary as president.
     There is also a ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.
     President Donald Trump is leading a national moment of silence on the anniversary of the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
     The president and first lady Melania Trump joined with staffers on the South Lawn of the White House on Monday morning to mark the moment when the first plane struck the World Trade Center 16 years ago.
     The president and first lady bowed their heads as bells tolled and then placed their hands over their hearts as taps played.
     This is Trump's first 9/11 commemoration ceremony as president. 
     Trump was in New York during the 2001 attacks. He has offered unverified accounts of friends he lost that day and reports of Muslims celebrating when the World Trade Center towers collapsed.
     Trump will participate in a 9/11 observance at the Pentagon later Wednesday morning.