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Ottawa, Sept 11 (Canadian-Media): Canada's Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today paid tribute to the fallen soldiers on the 17th anniversary of one of the deadliest terrorists attacks in the history of United States on Sept 11th, 2001, media reports said.
Today is also observed as the National Day of Service in Canada and Trudeau said in his statement issued today that this deadliest attack "will remain ingrained in our memories for generations" which had taken the lives of nearly 3,000 innocent victims, including 24 Canadians."
On behalf of Canada, Trudeau offered his deepest condolences " to all those who lost loved ones, and live with pain and grief that will never completely go away."
Recognizing the "incredible bravery of first responders who...raced into smoke and flames...firefighters, police officers, military personnel, and ordinary people."
“On this National Day of Service, we honour those first responders, and all those who have sacrificed so much – before and since – in service to their neighbours and country", said Trudeau and added, “Communities across Canada banded together to help a country...stricken by grief...opened their arms...joining an outpouring of generosity across North America."
“On behalf of the Government of Canada, I encourage Canadians to take part in acts of service today to remember those who lost their lives, and to honour the selflessness shown by so many on 9/11,” said Trudeau.
(Reporting by Asha Bajaj)