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On 9/11 Anniversary, CT Remembers 161 Residents Lost in Attacks

September 11, 2018 By Staff
On 9/11 Anniversary, CT Remembers 161 Residents Lost in Attacks

The brunt of the terror attacks took place in New York, but the state's neighbor to the east suffered losses as well.

Connecticut commemorated the seventeenth anniversary of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks on Tuesday, with sober reminders of the 161 victims from the state who lost their lives in the attacks.

Gov. Dan Malloy (D-Conn.) tweeted about the victims, and noted the state’s official memorial is located in Westport.

The victims are listed in a PDF here.

According to the state’s Department of Energy and Environmental Protection (DEEP), donations for the upkeep of the memorial can be made:

Donations for on-going upkeep of the memorial may be made by check to, “Department of Energy and Environmental Protection”. Write “9/11 Memorial Donation” in the memo line on the check or in the transmittal letter and mail to DEEP-State Parks & Public Outreach Division, 9/11 Memorial Donation, 79 Elm Street, Hartford, CT 06106.

Of the state’s 161 victims, at least 63 lost their lives at the World Trade Center, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).