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Visitors head to the 69th anniversary commemoration of the dropping of the atomic bomb, which in 1945 destroyed much of Hiroshima and three days later Nagasaki effectively ending the second world war. The ceremony took place on Wednesday in front of the atomic bomb dome at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park, Japan
A student in Mumbai, India takes part in a peace rally on Tuesday to commemorate the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombings of the cities of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. Read more
People offer prayer for atomic bomb victims at a cenotaph at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan on Tuesday after the Peace Memorial Ceremony commemorating the 68th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the city in 1945.
The Atomic Bomb Dome is silhouetted at sunset in Hiroshima, western Japan, on Monday, eve of the 68th anniversary of the world’s first use of nuclear weapons in war