A new map has revealed where a number of 9/11’s UK victims were from, highl
Three south Londoners were among the thousands who died in the 9/11 attacks 20 years ago today, a new map of the victims has shown.
Today, September 11, marks 20 years since the world stood still and watched on in horror as the 9/11 terrorist attacks played out on TV screens around the world.
As people across the planet pay tribute to the victims and memories of the world-changing events, Newsquest have published new data mapping out some of the UK victims as part of the 20-year anniversary.
The map reveals that three of the people killed in 9/11 were known to be from south London or to have lived there.
Some of the victims had been from the UK and a new map published by Newsquest shows where they were from.
Dinah Webster was originally from Bromley in south east London.
She was engaged to Neil Cudmore who worked alongside her in the advertising department of a financial journal.
The pair reportedly planned to marry in Britain, but both tragically died in the Twin Towers attack.
Sarah Ali Escarcega is the second 9/11 victim identifed in south London. She was from Balham in south west London, and worked as a freelance marketing consultant for London-based Risk Waters Group.
Sarah was at a conference on the 106th floor of the north tower when the attack happened.
Avnish Raman Patel was a 28-year-old whose parents lived in Clapham in south London in 2001.
He worked on the 93rd floor of the north tower of the World Trade Centre as a financial analyst with Fred Alger Management after moving to the US when he was 11.
Saturday, September 11 marks 20 years since the terror attacks.
19 men hijacked four commercial airplanes on the morning of September 11, 2001 and travelled towards major US landmarks in an attack orchestrated by al Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden.
A total of 2,753 people were killed at the World Trade Centre in Lower Manhattan, New York, when two flights intentionally crashed into the north and south towers.
Another 184 people were killed at the Pentagon in Washington when American Airlines flight 77 crashed into the building.
Forty passengers and crew died near Shanksville, Pennsylvania when a flight crashed into a field.
In the days leading up to Saturday’s anniversary, major networks and streaming platforms have rolled out a range of programmes to commemorate the lives lost and look back on one of the darkest days in US and world history.
A number of residents in south London have also shared their stories.