Prime Minister Narendra Modi Wednesday remembered the victims of the Hiroshima atomic bombing and hoped "humankind never sees such a day ever again".
Tens of thousands were to gather for peace ceremonies in Hiroshima today, marking the 69th anniversary of the US atomic bombing of the city, as anti-nuclear sentiment runs high in Japan.
A senior Israeli govt official said on Facebook that he is sick of commemorations for the victims of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki, remembrance should be held for the 50 million victims of Japanese imperial aggression and genocide.
Hiroshima marked the 67th anniversary of the US atomic bombing renewing its call for the elimination of nuclear weapons.
The Japanese city of Nagasaki today
called for a shift away from nuclear power to renewables as it
commemorated the 66th anniversary of its atomic bombing at the end of World War II.
The site of the world`s first A-bomb attack observed a moment of silence at 8:15 am.
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