Offbeat Pictures of The Week - August 8


Indian youths pose with their hands painted with peace messages in... News PhotoAtomic Bomb,Atomic Bombing Of Hiroshima,Bombing,Hand,Hiroshima Prefecture,Horizontal,India,Message,Mourning,Mumbai,Nuclear Weapon,Participant,Political Rally,Politics,Portrait,Reading,Surrendering,Symbols Of Peace,Victim,Weapons of Mass DestructionPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPIndian youths pose with their hands painted with peace messages in English and Hindi that read 'no bomb' (C) and 'we want food, education' (R) while taking part in a rally to mark Hiroshima Day in Mumbai on August 6, 2013, to mourn victims of the atomic bombing of Hiroshima in 1945. Peace rallies and memorial services the world over marked the world's first nuclear attack on Hiroshima- the moment 68 years ago when a single US bomb instantly killed more than 140,000 people and fatally injured tens of thousands of others with radiation or horrific burns. AFP PHOTO/Indranil MUKHERJEE (Photo credit should read INDRANIL MUKHERJEE/AFP/Getty Images)