9/11 brought home horrors of terrorism, put focus on Pak role (News Analysis)

New York, Sep 11 : At 8.46 a.m. on Wednesday, time stood still across the US as the nation remembered the terrorist attacks that killed 2,996 people 18 years ago.

At least 117 people of Indian origin were among those remembered when the names of the 9/11 victims were solemnly intoned during the annual commemoration of the Al Qaeda terror attack which started at the precise time when the Northern Tower of the World Trade Center was struck by a hijacked jetliner.

Recalling the moment...