Hiroshima marks 76 years of world’s first atomic bombing

Hiroshima on Friday marked the 76th anniversary of the world’s first atomic bombing. The United States dropped the world’s first atomic bomb on Hiroshima on Aug. 6, 1945, destroying the city and killing 140,000 people. It dropped a second bomb three days later on Nagasaki, killing another 70,000. Japan surrendered Aug. 15, ending World War II and its nearly half-century of aggression in Asia.