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The Latest: a Moment of silence to mark WTC bombing anniversary

NEW YORK – The Latest on the anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing (all times are local):

12:30 pm

Silence at the time that the World Trade Center was bombed 25 years ago has commemorated the terror, that was a foreshadowing of 9/11.

The names of the six people killed on Feb. 26, 1993, including a pregnant woman, were read during a ceremony at ground zero. Earlier Monday, a Mass in a nearby church commemorated the victims.

12:18 a.m. blast injured more than 1,000 and forced thousands of people to flee the trade center. The bombing was a harbinger of terror on the twin towers eight years before the destruction of the Sep. 11, 2001.

Sept. 11 museum president Alice Greenwald says the bombing was a crucial moment in the history of the city and the nation’s settlement with the threat of international terrorism.

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11:45 pm

Survivors, family, investigators and prosecutors are among those who gathered at a memorial Mass marking the 25th anniversary of the first attack on the World Trade Center.

The service was held in St. Peter’s Roman Catholic Church, about a block away from the World Trade Center in Manhattan.

Monday is the 25th anniversary of the explosion, which killed six people, one of them pregnant, and wounding more than 1,000. It was a harbinger of terror on the twin towers eight years before the destruction of 9/11.

A ceremony will be held on Sept. 11 memorial plaza. It will be the reading of the victims names and a moment of silence at 12:18 pm, when the bomb exploded.

Sept. 11 museum president Alice Greenwald says the bombing was a crucial moment in the history of the city and the nation’s settlement with the threat of international terrorism.

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10:30 pm

Survivors and others gather at the World Trade Center on the occasion of the anniversary of a terrorist attack: the deadly 1993 bombing.

Monday is the 25th anniversary of the explosion, which killed six people, one of them pregnant, and wounding more than 1,000. It was a harbinger of terror on the twin towers eight years before the destruction of 9/11.

A ceremony at the Sept. 11 memorial plaza will be the reading of the victims names and a moment of silence at 12:18 pm, when the bomb exploded. Earlier Monday, a Mass in a nearby church will remember those killed.

Sept. 11 museum president Alice Greenwald says the bombing was a crucial moment in the history of the city and the nation’s settlement with the threat of international terrorism.

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