View photosFILE - In this Aug. 6, 2015 file photo, Kazumi Matsui, right, mayor of Hiroshima, and the family of the deceased bow before they place the victims list of the Atomic Bomb at Hiroshima Memorial Cenotaph during the ceremony to mark the 70th anniversary of the bombing at the Hiroshima Peace Memorial Park in Hiroshima, western Japan.
Hiroshima city has asked the developer of Pokemon Go to remove the atomic bomb memorial park as a gym location in the popular smartphone game.
The city made the request Tuesday, July 26, 2016.
It is asking game developer Niantic Inc. to delete the park from the game by Aug. 6, when an annual ceremony is held to remember those who died in the 1945 bombing.
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TOKYO AP — "Pokemon Go" players are descending on an atomic bomb memorial park in Hiroshima, and officials of the western Japanese city are displeased.