Japan Calls For Denuclearized World On 72nd Anniversary Of Hiroshima

Sunday marked 72 years since the U.S. dropped one of two atomic bombs on Japan. On the eve of the anniversary, organizers of a peace event lit up torches on floats on the Motoyasu River next to the Atomic Bomb Dome in Hiroshima.

On Aug. 6, 1945, the U.S. dropped an atomic bomb on Hiroshima. Now, Japan, the U.S. and other nations grapple with calls for global disarmament amid the threat posed by North Korea.

(Image credit: Mari Yamaguchi/AP)

(via NPR)

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