In Japan residents and dignitaries in Hiroshima have been marking the 70th anniversary of the atomic bomb in 1945 that resulted in around 140 000 deaths.
It was the first time a nuclear weapon was used in aggression.
Wreaths were laid at the city’s Peace Park and a bell was rung at twelve minutes past eight in the morning – the precise time of the explosion.
The Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe attended the ceremoney, as did the city’s Mayor Kazumi Matsui, and the US Ambassador to Ja…
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