People offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: Kyodo
People offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: Kyodo

Threat of nuclear conflict hangs over 75th anniversary of Nagasaki attack

  • Nagasaki was flattened in an atomic inferno on August 9, 1945 – three days after Hiroshima – twin nuclear attacks that rang in the nuclear age
  • Remembrance ceremonies come as worries linger over the nuclear threat from North Korea, tensions between the US and China

People offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: Kyodo
People offer silent prayers for the victims of the 1945 atomic bombing on Nagasaki. Photo: Kyodo
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