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Over 340 first responders have died from 9/11 illnesses

Posted on AllSides September 25th, 2023
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The Fire Department of New York has said the number of its members who have died from 9/11-related illnesses is now equal to the number lost on the day of the attacks, 343.

Two recent deaths added to the toll.

"With these deaths, we have reached a sombre, remarkable milestone," New York City Fire Commissioner Laura Kavanagh said in a statement.

"Our hearts break for the families of these members, and all who loved them."

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