04 august 2020

Nuclear threat back 75 years after Hiroshima: Red Cross Related news


GENEVA The 75th anniversary of the bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki comes when the risk of the use of nuclear weapons has risen to levels not seen since the Cold War era, Red Cross societies warned on Tuesday. Seventy-five years ago, on Aug. 6, 1945, a US B-29 warplane released a terrifying new weapon on the southwestern Japanese city of Hiroshima. The nuclear bomb wiped out Hiroshima, instantly killing an estimated 70,000 people and leaving tens of thousands more suffering horrific injuries. [...]