Hiroshima marks atomic bombing anniversary amid fears of a new nuclear arms race

Bells tolled in Hiroshima on Saturday as the city marked the 77th anniversary of the world's first atomic bombing, with officials — including the United Nations Secretary General — warning of a new arms race following Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

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