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In US, somber funeral for Flight 93 remains in private ceremony for families at memorial site
SHANKSVILLE, Pennsylvania (AP) ' A private interment ceremony for the last remains of those killed aboard Flight 93 in rural Pennsylvania has ended with family members of the 40 passengers and crew joined by those who responded to the scene on Sept. 11, 2001.
Nearly 500 family members, along with police, fire and emergency workers took part in the private ceremony at the Flight 93 National Memorial Monday. The park was closed to the public to give them privacy.
A rabbi, a Buddhist sensei, a Catholic priest and a Lutheran minister officiated as the remains, kept in three caskets in a crypt for nearly 10 years, were placed to rest after being looked after by Somerset County Coroner Wallace Miller.