“Peace clock counter is given reset” via The Japan Times Online

HIROSHIMA — The counter on the “peace clock” monument in the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Museum that shows the number of days since the last nuclear test was reset Tuesday following recent U.S. tests to examine the effectiveness of its nuclear weapons with the use of plutonium.

In the 14th reset since the clock’s debut in August 2001, the digital counter was changed to 54 from 251, denoting the number of days since March 31 when the United States conducted its latest nuclear test.



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