Japan remembers victims of Hiroshima

Japan has marked the anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, 72 years on

Japan has marked the anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing in Hiroshima, 72 years on.

A sombre memorial ceremony in the city was led by Prime Minister Shinzo Abe.

“Here in Hiroshima city, I renew my pledge to do my utmost to bring about a nuclear free world and eternal peace. And I also pray for the peace of the atomic bomb victims and the bereaved families, those attending here as well as the citizens of Hiroshima city,” he said.
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