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Hiroshima Nuclear Bomb Attack : 70 Years Of Biggest Mass Murder!

Hiroshima Nuclear Bomb Attack : 70 Years Of Biggest Mass Murder!
Amidst the war of weapons which continued for over 6 years destroying the world and bringing humanity down on its knees, world witnessed a massacre which stunned the world into silence, a long pause which left a scar that continues to sting till date! During the final stage of World War II US dropped atomic bombs on the Japanese cities, Hiroshima and Nagasaki. These bombings killed 140,000 people and it is marked in the history as the only time when nuclear weapons were used for warfare.

Hiroshima Nuclear Bomb Attack : 70 Years Of Biggest Mass Murder!
Hiroshima Nuclear Bomb Attack : 70 Years Of Biggest Mass Murder!
On August 6, 1945, exactly 70 years ago, uranium gun-type atomic bomb called Little Boy was dropped on Hiroshima which was followed by a Fat man, a plutonium implosion-type bomb, which was dropped on Nagasaki on August 9.

Nuclear Facts:

The bomb dropped on Hiroshima wasn't really the first nuclear bomb. US Had carried out a test bombing in July 1945 in New Mexico before unleashing the venom on Hiroshima.

US had been researching about nuclear weapons since 1942. The project, Manhattan Project as it costed nearly £16 billion.

In 1946 UN called for elimination of atomic weapons but three years later Soviet Union tested its first nuclear bomb.

UK too tested a nuclear weapon in October 1952.

Even India holds nuclear weapons which were first tested under code-name Smiling Buddha in May 1974, second tests took place in Pokhran.

As per the reports nine countries hold nuclear weapons, namely, the United States, Russia, the United Kingdom, France, China, India, Pakistan, North Korea and Israel.
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