70th anniversary of Nagasaki atomic bombing

Aug 09, 2015, 11:00 AM IST
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Visitors watch a computer-generated video of a mushroom cloud of 1945 atomic bomb dropped over the city projected on Urakami Cathedral on the eve the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing in Nagasaki

Visitors watch a computer-generated video of a mushroom cloud of 1945 atomic bomb dropped over the city projected on Urakami Cathedral on the eve the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing in Nagasaki

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FORMER MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER MAHATHIR MOHAMAD, RIGHT, AND HIS WIFE SITI HASMAH, LEFT, BRING A WREATH DURING A CEREMONY TO MARK THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ATOMIC BOMBING IN NAGASAKI.

FORMER MALAYSIAN PRIME MINISTER MAHATHIR MOHAMAD, RIGHT, AND HIS WIFE SITI HASMAH, LEFT, BRING A WREATH DURING A CEREMONY TO MARK THE 70TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ATOMIC BOMBING IN NAGASAKI.

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Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds a wreath during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe holds a wreath during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

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A girl scout lights paper lanterns which are placed for the victims of the atomic bombing on Nagasaki on the eve the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing at the Peace Park in Nagasaki.

A girl scout lights paper lanterns which are placed for the victims of the atomic bombing on Nagasaki on the eve the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki Atomic Bombing at the Peace Park in Nagasaki.

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A woman cries as she offers prayers at the Peace Park before the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

A woman cries as she offers prayers at the Peace Park before the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

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Sumiteru Taniguchi, 86, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, pauses before delivering his speech at the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

Sumiteru Taniguchi, 86, a survivor of the 1945 atomic bombing of Nagasaki, pauses before delivering his speech at the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

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Doves fly over the Peace Statue during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

Doves fly over the Peace Statue during a ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

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Doves fly over the Statue of Peace during a ceremony at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki.

Doves fly over the Statue of Peace during a ceremony at Nagasaki Peace Park in Nagasaki.

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A woman cries as she offers prayers at the Peace Park before the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

A woman cries as she offers prayers at the Peace Park before the 70th anniversary of the Nagasaki atomic bombing in Nagasaki.

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