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9/11 memorial ceremony 2017: Photos from the World Trade Center commemoration

Family members of the nearly 3,000 people killed in the 9/11 terror attacks and the 1993 World Trade Center bombing gathered Monday morning for a somber memorial service.

The ceremony, held on the 9/11 Memorial plaza near One World Trade Center, included a reading of the names of those who died and six moments of silence.

Scroll down for photos from the commemoration.

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

Nurunnahar Miah grieves for her son Nurul Miah
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Nurunnahar Miah grieves for her son Nurul Miah and his wife Shakila Yesmin who died during the September 11 attack on the World Trade Center. Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

Members of Engine Co. 10 and Ladder 10
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Members of Engine Co. 10 and Ladder 10 gathered outside their firehouse to pause for a moment of silence Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of 9/11 attack at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Relatives of 9/11 victims, officials and others gathered Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

Members of Engine Co. 10 and Ladder 10
Photo Credit: Newsday / Alejandra Villa

Members of Engine Co. 10 and Ladder 10 gathered outside their firehouse to pause for a moment of silence Monday morning to commemorate the 16th anniversary of 9/11 attack at the World Trade Center site in lower Manhattan.

Families gather at the edge of the 9/11
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Families gather at the edge of the 9/11 memorial's north pool on during a ceremony Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, marking the 16th anniversary of the terrorist attacks.

A man pauses at the north pool of
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Drew Angerer

A man pauses at the north pool of the 9/11 memorial on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, before a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks.

Flowers were left at the 9/11 memorial's north
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Drew Angerer

Flowers were left at the 9/11 memorial's north pool on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, before a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks.

James Taormina, whose brother Dennis was killed in
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Drew Angerer

James Taormina, whose brother Dennis was killed in the 9/11 attacks, pauses at the National September 11 Memorial on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, before a commemoration ceremony for the victims of the terrorist attacks.

A man leaves flowers at the 9/11 memorial's
Photo Credit: Getty Images / Drew Angerer

A man leaves flowers at the 9/11 memorial's north pool before a commemoration ceremony on Monday, Sept. 11, 2017, for the victims of the terrorist attacks.

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