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In pics: India marks Hiroshima anniversary

Hiroshima Day: The United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, destroying the city and killing 140,000 people.

August 06, 2022 / 07:24 PM IST
A student participates in a peace rally to mark the anniversary of World War II atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Mumbai, Saturday.
A student participates in a peace rally to mark the anniversary of World War II atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Mumbai, Saturday.
Students participate in a peace rally to mark the anniversary of World War II atomic bombing of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Mumbai, Saturday.
The United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on August 6, 1945, destroying the city and killing 140,000 people.
It dropped a second bomb three days later on Nagasaki, killing another 70,000.
The US dropped a second bomb three days later on Nagasaki, killing another 70,000.
Japan surrendered on August 15, ending World War II and Japan’s nearly half-century of aggression in Asia.
Japan surrendered on August 15, ending World War II and Japan’s nearly half-century of aggression in Asia.
Many survivors of the bombings have lasting injuries and illnesses resulting from the explosions and radiation exposure and face discrimination in Japan.
Many survivors of the bombings have lasting injuries and illnesses resulting from the explosions and radiation exposure and face discrimination in Japan.
Associated Press
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