The World’s Worst Industrial Disaster in Bhopal

A gas leak incident on the night of 2–3 December 1984 at the Union Carbide India Limited pesticide plant in Bhopal, India. Over 500,000 people were exposed to methyl isocyanate gas. The highly toxic substance made its way into and around the small towns located near the plant. Estimates vary on the death toll. The official immediate […]

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