Once again, humanity is playing with a loaded gun

The A-bomb Dome in Hiroshima stands as a 'historical witness' to the horror of the first nuclear weapon used on the planet, on Aug 6, 1945. — Filepic/The Star

ON Aug 6, 2022, I proudly stood with Japan’s Prime Minister, Fumio Kishida, and the people of Hiroshima in memory of an unprecedented catastrophe: 77 years ago on that day, nuclear weapons were dropped on the people of Hiroshima and Nagasaki.

Tens of thousands of women, children and men were killed in the blink of an eye, incinerated in a hellish fire. Buildings turned to dust. The cities’ beautiful rivers ran with blood.

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