Ceremony Marks 22nd Anniversary Of 1993 World Trade Center Bombing

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — A ceremony is being held to mark the 22nd anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing.

One Feb. 26, 1993, a rental van filled with explosives blew up in an underground garage at the trade center’s north tower, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000 others.

A ceremony will be held Thursday at the 9/11 Memorial, where the six victims’ names are inscribed in bronze on the north side of the north reflecting pool alongside the victims of the 9/11 attacks.

An exhibit on the 1993 attack will also open at the National September 11 Memorial & Museum.

Six Islamic extremists were convicted of the bombing. Four were convicted in March 1994 of carrying out the bombing and two others, including…

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