• Kyodo


Children of Nagasaki atomic bomb survivors sued the central government Monday over a lack of financial support, following a similar suit filed by second-generation hibakusha in Hiroshima last week.

Claiming that their parents’ exposure to radiation in the 1945 U.S. atomic bombing of Nagasaki has affected their health, the 25 plaintiffs are demanding that the government pay them ¥100,000 each in compensation, the same amount sought in the Hiroshima suit.

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