BAY RIDGE - Residents cheered and remembered loved ones killed in the Sept. 11 attacks as President Barack Obama announced the death of Osama Bin Laden.

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Some residents headed down to the Sept. 11 memorial at the 69th Street pier to remember and honor those who were killed on that day.

About five Brooklyn firefighters from Ladder 279 were killed on Sept. 11, 2001. Residents say they also took the time to remember those in the armed forces fighting overseas VIDEO: President Obama announces Osama bin Laden's deathText of President Barack Obama's announcement