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Sept. 11 Museum Officials Mark Anniversary Of 1993 WTC Bombing

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) - Officials at the Sept. 11 museum will mark the 22nd anniversary of the 1993 World Trade Center bombing that killed six people and injured more than 1,000.

Some victims' family members will take part in Thursday's ceremony near the north pool of the Sept. 11 memorial.

That's the spot where a truck bomb exploded below the trade center's north tower on Feb. 26, 1993.

The bombing was one of the worst terrorist attacks in U.S. history at the time it occurred.

But it was overshadowed by the events of September 11, 2001 when terrorists used hijacked airplanes to destroy the towers.

Joe Daniels, president of the National September 11 Memorial & Museum, says it's important to commemorate the 1993 anniversary to show how the bombing was ``a precursor to 9/11.''

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