The first H-bomb was dropped in the Marshall Islands in 1954. Photo: AP The first H-bomb was dropped in the Marshall Islands in 1954. Photo: AP
The first H-bomb was dropped in the Marshall Islands in 1954. Photo: AP
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Marshall Islands prepares to sue nuclear powers over arms race, citing ‘dire consequences’

In March 2014, the Marshall Islands marked 60 years since the devastating hydrogen bomb test at Bikini Atoll, that vaporised an island and exposed thousands in the surrounding area to radioactive fallout.

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The first H-bomb was dropped in the Marshall Islands in 1954. Photo: AP The first H-bomb was dropped in the Marshall Islands in 1954. Photo: AP
The first H-bomb was dropped in the Marshall Islands in 1954. Photo: AP
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