Victims’ relatives and survivors of nan 1993 World Trade Center bombing successful New York City gathered Sunday astatine nan waste and acquisition halfway to grant nan six group killed successful nan panic onslaught that injured much than 1,000.
"They were guiltless group going to work," Marileen Brown, a Port Authority worker who survived nan attack, told FOX5 New York. "Just cherish each time you person because you ne'er know. Before you time off your location conscionable show your loved ones that you emotion them."
The deadly bombing killed six people, including a pregnant woman, and injured much than 1,000 in a foreshadowing of nan 9/11 onslaught 8 years later.
Relatives publication nan names of their loved ones who died successful nan bombing. Their names were John DiGiovanni, Robert Kirkpatrick, Stephen A. Knapp, William Macko, Wilfredo Mercado and Monica Rodriguez Smith, who was owed to commencement maternity time off nan adjacent day.
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New York City constabulary and firefighters inspected nan explosive crater wrong an underground parking car shed of New York's World Trade Center connected Feb. 27, 1993, nan time aft an detonation tore done it. (AP Photo/Richard Drew, File)
All six victims' names are now inscribed connected 1 of nan Sept. 11 memorial pools, and nan 9/11 depository has their photos and a room devoted to discussing nan ’93 explosion.
The noontime explosion, group disconnected successful a rented van parked successful an underground garage, was planted by Muslim extremists who sought to punish nan U.S. for its Middle East policies, peculiarly Washington's support for Israel, according to national prosecutors.
A constabulary serviceman assisted a subsister of nan World Trade Center violent bombing successful New York connected Feb. 26, 1993. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler, File)
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The relatives of nan victims led those successful attendance successful laying roses astatine nan memorial.
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Anniversary observances besides see a Mass Sunday at a church adjacent nan waste and acquisition halfway and a sheet chat Monday astatine nan 9/11 Memorial Museum.
The Associated Press contributed to this report.