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Remembering the fallen: Ceremony marks 20th anniversary of first WTC attack

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The first attack on the World Trade Center that left six dead and more than 1,000 injured took place 20 years ago Tuesday, just past noon.

A ceremony is set for Tuesday at the 9/11 memorial site, with a moment of silence scheduled for 12:18 — the exact moment when the truck bomb exploded, The Associated Press reports.

Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly said of the attack, according to AP: It showed that "terrorism is theater, and New York is the biggest stage."

Six Islamic radicals — including Ramzi Yousef, the mastermind behind the bombing — were since convicted of terrorism related charges.

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