WASHINGTON (Web Desk) – United States Defence Department has hoisted an illuminated flag near the spot where a plane crashed into Pentagon building on September 11, 2001, a tweet from official account said on Friday.

Meanwhile United States President Barack Obama has also organised a special ceremony in White House to mark 14 years since the twin towers were attacked by hijacked planes in New York.

The US president said “14 years after the terrorist attacks of 9/11, we honor those we lost. We salute all who serve to keep us safe. We stand as strong as ever”.

People around the world also paid homage to those died in terror attack on September 11, 2001 using hashtag Never Forget 911 (#NeverForget911).