THE EMIR OF QATAR TOURS THE SITE OF THE WORLD TRADE CENTER DESTRUCTION
NYP2001100222 - 02 OCTOBER 2001 - NEW YORK, NEW YORK, USA: His Highness the Emir of the State of Qatar Sheik Hamad bin Khalifa al- Thani with his 8 year old son khalifsa bin Hamad al-Thani tours October 2, 2001 the site of the World Trade Center complex destruction of September 11th. mk/ep/W.Mathis pool UPI
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