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More cops dead from 9/11 illness than 9/11 attacks

 
More cops dead from 9/11 illness than 9/11 attacks
Posted Thursday, May 8th 2014 @ 2pm  by Kate Seamons, Newser Staff

(NEWSER) – It's a dismal milestone: The number of police officers who have lost their lives to 9/11-related illnesses has passed the number who died in the attacks themselves. The AP reports that 71 officers have now died from the former, compared to 60 in the latter group. The news comes as the 13 officers (named here) who died from cancers attributed to their work at Ground Zero had their names added Tuesday to the New York State Police Officers' Memorial in Albany.

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