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Township Holds Official Commemoration Of Sept. 11 Terrorist Attack Anniversary

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Relatives of Ganesh Ladkat, one of six township residents killed in the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, leave a memorial at his plaque in the township’s 9-11 Memorial.


Township officials, first responders, faith leaders and families of the fallen gathered Sept. 13 at the 9-11 Memorial to pay their respects during the township’s official commemoration of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.

Families of three of the six township residents killed in the attacks attended the short ceremony, held near the township library.

Participating in the event was the Franklin Township Police Honor Guard, as well as representatives from township fire departments.

Various faith traditions were also represented, including Buddhist, Muslim and Christian. Monks from the New Jersey Buddhist Vihara on Route 27 presented a “peace chant.”

Following are some scenes from the event.

2016 Township 9-11 Commemoration

 

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