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He was 16 When Nuclear Bomb Exploded In Japan. 70-Years Later He Tells The Story Of His Still Hurting Wounds

Japan, the country of innovation and technology has a horribly fatal past that once collapsed the entire nation. 

70-years ago, on 9th August 1945, America dropped its second atomic bomb on Nagasaki. It was the third day of the biggest nuclear war in the world history. Sumitery Taniguchi, an 86-years-old man is one among the millions of victims of that tragic atomic blast. The elderly man reveals his story and the effects of that unfortunate incident that he lived with all his life.

He was 16 When Nuclear Bomb Exploded In Japan. 70-Years Later He Tells The Story Of His Still Hurting Wounds

He was 16 When Nuclear Bomb Exploded In Japan. 70-Years Later He Tells The Story Of His Still Hurting Wounds

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A constant pain and a lifetime suffering!

A constant pain and a lifetime suffering!

Sumitery Taniguchi was just 16 when the five-tonne plutonium bomb known as the "fat man" was exploded above the Japanese port city and took many lives. Also, left people with a suffering of a lifetime.

After the incident his body became lifeless.

After the incident his body became lifeless.

Even after 70-years, he is unable to straighten his left arm while his wife daily rubs moisturizer on his scars, because it burns.

His back was torn apart in the blast that left the unnatural scars which still hurts.

His back was torn apart in the blast that left the unnatural scars which still hurts.

There are dents on his body and swelling in his chest.

There are dents on his body and swelling in his chest.

It took him 21 months to heal his wounds. During that time, his joints were locked and he lived his life with much discomfort and pain.

It took him 21 months to heal his wounds. During that time, his joints were locked and he lived his life with much discomfort and pain.

The tragic nuclear blast of Nagasaki killed around 70,000 people and some who were alive, their life became a curse for them.

The tragic nuclear blast of Nagasaki killed around 70,000 people and some who were alive, their life became a curse for them.

Sumitery considers himself fortunate to have survived from the jaws of death.

Sumitery considers himself fortunate to have survived from the jaws of death.

During his treatment in the hospital, he heard nurses saying, "is the man here still breathing or not?" His state was very critical, and he remained unconscious for many days.

He now leads the Nagasaki survivors' group.

He now leads the Nagasaki survivors' group.

He and his group hope that no one will ever suffer from the pain of nuclear blast.

Six days later this brutal attack, Japan surrendered and the war ended transforming the land into a ghost town where those who survived, their wounds remind them of that tragedy.

Six days later this brutal attack, Japan surrendered and the war ended transforming the land into a ghost town where those who survived, their wounds remind them of that tragedy.

Well, "the end of the war" was what Sumitery wanted, and now he hopes that innocent people should never become victims of any war.
H/T: Dailymail

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