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New Jersey residents who were injured, sickened or whose loved ones suffered harm as a result of the 9/11 attacks will begin receiving new payments from the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, the fund’s overseer said.

In a statement released Monday, Special Master Rupa Bhattacharyya said the fund has begun payments on “Group B” claims — those decided by the fund after Dec. 17, 2015. 

The $2.8 billion fund, which provides compensation both to those directly harmed and to “personal representatives” of deceased 9/11 victims, originally operated from 2001 to 2004 and was reactivated by President Barack Obama in 2011, according to the fund’s website.

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