‘Hiroshima Maiden’ Yamaoka dies at 82

An 82-year old survivor of the 1945 US atomic bombing of Hiroshima, died of pneumonia at a nursing facility for the elderly, her family said.

`Black rain` in wider area than believed: Report

"Black rain" following the 1945 US atomic bombing of the city of Hiroshima appears to have fallen in wider areas than previously believed, according to a research by the city government.