The Tribute in Light shines on the 15th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks in Manhattan, New York, U.S., September 11, 2016. Reuters/Andrew Kelly

Fifteen years have passed since the horrific 9/11 terrorist attacks that claimed nearly 3,000 lives. In recognition of the tragic day, celebrities like Kim Kardashian, Victoria Beckham and Lady Gaga took to social media to pay tribute to the victims of the attack and to simply say the day will never be forgotten.

Sharing a photo of New York City’s skyline on Instagram, Kim wrote: “Life is so precious & I pray for everyone who was affected by this awful tragedy. #NeverForget911.”

Her mum, Kris Jenner, also shared the same photo, which has the word “reflect.”

“15 years ago today. Our thoughts will forever be with the families of those who lost their lives that tragic day,” Kris captioned the Twitter post.

Kourtney Kardashian also tweeted: “I will #neverforget this day 15 years ago. Reflecting on the absence but also remembering the strength and courage.”

Victoria Beckham, who is currently in New York to showcase her Spring 2017 fashion collection, tweeted a video of an American flag swaying in the breeze. “As a designer showing on tomorrow’s important anniversary, I commemorate the victims of the September 11 attacks,” she wrote.

New Yorker Lady Gaga, who recently released her new single “Perfect Illusion,” tweeted: “God bless all the men and women who died in the attacks or fight to save lives during the Sept. 11 attacks. #WeWillNeverForget #NewYorker.”

Supermodel Iman shared a photo on Facebook taken from her apartment window, showing the two beams of light shone at the attack site to represent the Twin Towers. “My NYC Skyline tonight out of my window at 12:01am Sept 11th, 2016 #MYNYC #Sept11th #NYCForever,” she captioned the post.

Formula One ace Lewis Hamilton posted a touching photograph to pay tribute to the brave firemen who helped in the search and rescue. “Remembering the victims and their loved ones today. May God bless you, and this incredible city. #NeverForget,” he wrote.

Other celebrities who took to social media to remember the tragic day include Ellen DeGeneres, Christina Perri, Ryan Seacrest, LL Cool J, Reese Witherspoon, Channing Tatum, Snooki and presidential candidate Hillary Clinton.



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