Japan marks Nagasaki atomic bomb attack of 1945





Japan has marked the 65th anniversary of the atomic bombing of Nagasaki in 1945.

The attack killed more than 70,000 people and led to Japan's surrender less than a week later.

The United States sent its ambassador for the first time to the memorial ceremony in Hiroshima last week, but not to Nagasaki.

A choir of survivors of the nuclear attack performed a song as the ceremony began, called Never Again.

At two minutes past eleven a bell tolled, to mark the moment the bomb fell on Nagasaki 65 years ago....


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