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Nagasaki Marks 76th Anniversary of U.S. Nuclear Attack

HeadlineAug 09, 2021

Today marks 76 years since the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Nagasaki, killing 74,000 people, just three days after the U.S. dropped the world’s first atomic bomb in Hiroshima, killing some 140,000 people. The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons came into force earlier this year, but neither Japan nor the United States have signed it.

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