Nagasaki city was attacked by atomic weapons on Monday it is the 76th anniversary of the atomic bombing of the Japanese city . On August 9, 1945, the United States dropped the second nuclear bomb on Nagasaki, three days after Hiroshima was destroyed by the first one a uranium bomb ‘Little Boy’.6 August 1945 an atomic bomb in the city of Hiroshima. Nagaski city was attacked by atomic weapons that killed thousands of life instantly.
The Nagasaki Peace Park on Monday, Nagasaki mayor Tomihisa Taue urged Japan, the United States and Russia to do more to eliminate nuclear weapons. He urged Japan to take the lead in creating a nuclear-free zone in Northeast Asia.
The bomb code-named the ‘Fat Man’ bomb was dropped on Nagasaki, killed over 80,000 people in 1945. This led to Japan’s unconditional surrender in Second World War. At least 70,000 people were killed in the initial blast at Nagasaki, while approximately another 70,000 more died from radiation-related illnesses later.
A US warplane named Enola Gay dropped the ‘Fat Man’ about 1,650 feet above Nagasaki. This led to Japan’s unconditional surrender in Second World War.
The bombing led to radiation poisoning like atomic bomb disease that has cancer risk , other illnesses ,birth defects, mental retardation due to radiation and suffered discrimination.
The nuclear attack resulted in severe damage to property and lives.mostly doctors and nurses were killed and injured.the victims died without reciving any medical care.that incident the survivors in the city experienced diseases like leukemia,thyroid’breast and lung cances at a high frequency.
Nagasaki Day is being observed across the globe to promote peace and create awareness about the threat of nuclear weapons. This day plays an important role as it focuses on anti-war and anti-nuclear demonstrations in many countries.