Hiroshima marks 72nd anniversary of World first atomic bomb attack by US

Hiroshima marks 72nd anniversary of World first atomic bomb attack by US
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Japanese city of Hiroshima is observing today 72nd anniversary of world's first atomic bomb attack of August 6, 1945, in which more than one hundred forty thousand people were killed.

A minute of silence was observed in the city to remember the dead and a call to eliminate nuclear weapons.

Hiroshima Mayor Kazumi Matsui on this occasion urged that the absolute evil of atomic weaponry be banished.

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