Remains of at least 12 more people found at Trade Center
Rescue workers carry the flag-draped remains through the rubble of the south tower Friday, March 22, 2002, at the World Trade Center site in New York. Six months after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, rescue workers continue to find remains of the victims
NEW YORK - Remains of at least 12 more people, including five firefighters, have been removed from debris at the World Trade Center site, officials said Saturday.
The remains were found late Friday and on Saturday in the tightly compacted rubble from the south tower.
The 110-story building was the second World Trade Center tower hit on Sept. 11, but it was the first to collapse. Those inside had just under an hour to escape and no apparent warning that the towers might fall.
Firefighters and rescue workers saluted Saturday as six flag-draped stretchers were escorted from the site.